Josh Rattray sits down with sports media members to talk about what works and what doesn't in the world of sports PR. Sports media relations straight from the writers and broadcasters telling the stories.
info_outline Episode 11 - with Jeff Pearlman 11/14/2018
Episode 11 - with Jeff Pearlman How does one tackle covering Walter Payton, Brett Favre, the '90s Cowboys, the '86 Mets and uncover the wild stories of the USFL? Sports biography author, blogger and former Sports Illustrated baseball writer Jeff Pearlman joins me as we discuss sports media and the titanic figures he writes about in his books. Be sure to check out his newest effort, Football For a Buck: The Crazy Rise & Crazier Demise of the USFL.
info_outline Episode 10 - with Mike Waters 10/31/2018
Episode 10 - with Mike Waters "A lot of stuff happens on the Syracuse beat." That's probably an understatement. Here's a fun conversation with Syracuse.com's Mike Waters discussing the media coverage of Syracuse hoops and Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim, a writer's transition from the Big East to the ACC and Boeheim's restaurant recommendations.
info_outline Episode 7 - Feat. Jenifer Langosch 10/11/2018
Episode 7 - Feat. Jenifer Langosch As the MLB playoffs heat up, Josh Rattray sits down with MLB.com reporter Jenifer Langosch to talk big league baseball PR. The dynamics of big leaguers with the media, which stadiums have the worst seating, how have advanced metrics changed journalism and who she thinks will win the 2018 Fall Classic.
info_outline Episode 6 - Feat. Richard Deitsch 09/27/2018
Episode 6 - Feat. Richard Deitsch Sports media reporter Richard Deitsch joins Josh Rattray in Media Overflow discussing PR tactics in college, his work with the sports network PR people, when he'll bypass PR protocols and his thoughts on the general state of sports media.
info_outline Episode 5 - Feat. Lisa Byington 09/20/2018
Episode 5 - Feat. Lisa Byington Josh Rattray talks to Lisa Byington of the Big Ten Network, discussing what works for broadcasters in the booth and on the sideline. What's it like covering Tom Izzo? And you'll be surprised which Big Ten city has the best sushi.
info_outline Episode 4 - Feat. Brett Friedlander 09/12/2018
Episode 4 - Feat. Brett Friedlander Josh Rattray visits with well-known North Carolina sportswriter Brett Friedlander to discuss sports media and PR, covering college sports in a market where that's important and there's a little Grayson Allen basketball talk in there as well.
info_outline Episode 3 - Feat. Greg Rakestraw 08/23/2018
Episode 3 - Feat. Greg Rakestraw In the third episode of Media Overflow with Josh Rattray, Indianapolis media relations is the topic with ISC VP and sports broadcasting swiss army knife Greg Rakestraw. Josh and Greg discuss what works for TV and radio broadcasters, both sides of critical media and the PR side of Andrew Luck's shoulder.
info_outline Episode 2 - Feat. Luke DeCock 08/18/2018
Episode 2 - Feat. Luke DeCock In the second episode of Media Overflow, Josh Rattray sits down with Raleigh News & Observer sports columnist Luke DeCock. They talk what works, what doesn't, good media pitches and working in Cameron Indoor Stadium. Covering college sports vs. covering the pros, Josh and Luke deliver a must-listen for sports PR pros at all levels.
info_outline Episode 1 - Feat. Brandon Gaudin 08/17/2018
Episode 1 - Feat. Brandon Gaudin In the first episode of Media Overflow with Josh Rattray, we talk sports media and PR with Brandon Gaudin of the Big Ten Network and EA Sports Madden. The two Butler grads talk about what works for SIDs and PR pros from a sports brodcaster's perspective - and they talk a fair amount of Butler hoops.