22 episodes

Bringing together leaders from the worlds of sports, media, and philanthropy to discuss the people and stories that change the world.

The Podium Podcast Brett Rapkin

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Bringing together leaders from the worlds of sports, media, and philanthropy to discuss the people and stories that change the world.

    22. Mackenzie St. Onge - Athlete Career and Education Manager at US Ski & Snowboard

    22. Mackenzie St. Onge - Athlete Career and Education Manager at US Ski & Snowboard

    This week we’re joined by Mackenzie St. Onge, a graduate and former Division I Athlete of Dartmouth College, who currently works for the US Ski & Snowboard Association as their Athlete Career and Education Manager.

    Mackenzie and Brett sit down to discuss her time at Dartmouth, the pressure on student-athletes, and how that relates to her career with the US Ski & Snowboard Association.

    Podium Pictures lives at the intersection of Sports, Media, and Philanthropy and believes in the power of an important story well told.

    After "The Weight of Gold" premiered on HBO in 2020 and shed a crucial light on the mental health of Olympians, filmmaker Brett Rapkin knew that Podium Pictures needed to focus on creating more content that could make a tangible impact on the world through the lens of sports. The Podium Podcast was created as part of that mission and will give athletes, content creators, and other leaders in the space a chance to share their impact and their philanthropy work.

    Check out the Podium Pictures website.

    Follow Podium Pictures on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.

    • 32 min
    21. Josiah Johnson - Writer and Former Producer at the NFL Network

    21. Josiah Johnson - Writer and Former Producer at the NFL Network

    Disclaimer: this episode contains some language that might not be suitable for younger audiences, listener discretion is advised. 

    This week we’re joined by Josiah Johnson, a former producer at the NFL Network and current writer and host of several sports series. Josiah and Brett sit down to discuss his career with the NFL Network and sports programs, as well as his notable Twitter presence.

    Podium Pictures lives at the intersection of Sports, Media, and Philanthropy and believes in the power of an important story well told.

    After "The Weight of Gold" premiered on HBO in 2020 and shed a crucial light on the mental health of Olympians, filmmaker Brett Rapkin knew that Podium Pictures needed to focus on creating more content that could make a tangible impact on the world through the lens of sports. The Podium Podcast was created as part of that mission and will give athletes, content creators, and other leaders in the space a chance to share their impact and their philanthropy work.

    Check out the Podium Pictures website.

    Follow Podium Pictures on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.

    • 44 min
    20. Thayer Lavielle - Creating Change For Women

    20. Thayer Lavielle - Creating Change For Women

    This week we’re joined by Thayer Lavielle, a leading sports executive of Wasserman who recently launched and leads the company's women's division, The Collective. Thayer and Brett sit down to discuss her career, women’s athletics, and how social media in our time can both connect and divide us.

    Podium Pictures lives at the intersection of Sports, Media, and Philanthropy and believes in the power of an important story well told.

    After "The Weight of Gold" premiered on HBO in 2020 and shed a crucial light on the mental health of Olympians, filmmaker Brett Rapkin knew that Podium Pictures needed to focus on creating more content that could make a tangible impact on the world through the lens of sports. The Podium Podcast was created as part of that mission and will give athletes, content creators, and other leaders in the space a chance to share their impact and their philanthropy work.

    Check out the Podium Pictures website.

    Follow Podium Pictures on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.

    • 35 min
    19. Bob Bowman - Olympic Swim Coach

    19. Bob Bowman - Olympic Swim Coach

    This week we’re joined by Bob Bowman, the longtime coach of olympic athlete Michael Phelps. Bob and Brett sit down to discuss Bob’s career, how it relates to a number of community initiatives that he is involved with, and issues relating to mental health awareness in athletes and their coaches.

    Podium Pictures lives at the intersection of Sports, Media, and Philanthropy and believes in the power of an important story well told.

    After "The Weight of Gold" premiered on HBO in 2020 and shed a crucial light on the mental health of Olympians, filmmaker Brett Rapkin knew that Podium Pictures needed to focus on creating more content that could make a tangible impact on the world through the lens of sports. The Podium Podcast was created as part of that mission and will give athletes, content creators, and other leaders in the space a chance to share their impact and their philanthropy work.

    Check out the Podium Pictures website.

    Follow Podium Pictures on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.

    • 35 min
    18. Holly Gordon - Chief Impact Officer at Participant

    18. Holly Gordon - Chief Impact Officer at Participant

    This week we’re joined by Holly Gordon the Chief Impact Officer at Participant who oversees the company’s social impact strategy and campaigns. Holly and Brett sit down to discuss Holly’s career, their shared interest in film, and mental health advocacy in the industry as a whole.

    Podium Pictures lives at the intersection of Sports, Media, and Philanthropy and believes in the power of an important story well told.

    After "The Weight of Gold" premiered on HBO in 2020 and shed a crucial light on the mental health of Olympians, filmmaker Brett Rapkin knew that Podium Pictures needed to focus on creating more content that could make a tangible impact on the world through the lens of sports. The Podium Podcast was created as part of that mission and will give athletes, content creators, and other leaders in the space a chance to share their impact and their philanthropy work.

    Check out the Podium Pictures website.

    Follow Podium Pictures on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.

    • 34 min
    17. Ron Shelton - The Godfather of Sports Films

    17. Ron Shelton - The Godfather of Sports Films

    This week we’re joined by Ron Shelton, an Academy Award Nominated director who has decades of experience as an athlete, screenwriter, and a director of sports related films and documentaries including BULL DURHAM, WHITE MEN CAN’T JUMP, and TIN CUP.

    Ron and Brett sit down to discuss Ron’s career, their shared interest in sports films, and the industry as a whole.

    Podium Pictures lives at the intersection of Sports, Media, and Philanthropy and believes in the power of an important story well told.

    After "The Weight of Gold" premiered on HBO in 2020 and shed a crucial light on the mental health of Olympians, filmmaker Brett Rapkin knew that Podium Pictures needed to focus on creating more content that could make a tangible impact on the world through the lens of sports. The Podium Podcast was created as part of that mission and will give athletes, content creators, and other leaders in the space a chance to share their impact and their philanthropy work.

    Check out the Podium Pictures website.

    Follow Podium Pictures on Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook.

    • 28 min

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