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EP 091: Chris Lewis, Boise State WBB

posted by Logan Anderson June 6, 2019 0 comments

This episode features my conversation with Chris Lewis who is the women’s basketball broadcaster for Boise State, works for the Mountain West Conference Network, and hosts a sports talk show on KTIK in Boise. Topics of discussion include:

  • Being present at the moment that inspired the development of this podcast.
  • Going to sportscasting camps as a child.
  • Why we both finally joined Instagram.
  • The pros and cons of going to Syracuse for broadcasting without being a part of the Newhouse program.
  • Balancing academics versus gaining reps on studio media.
  • How taking a minor league baseball job in Idaho Falls led to his break to NCAA DI basketball.
  • Why he  doesn’t feel frustrated by the sportscasting job market.
  • What he learned doing Minor League baseball.
  • His nightmare housing situation during an internship in the Cape League.
  • What is a Chukar?
  • Dispelling the myth that it’s difficult to see on Boise State’s famous blue turf.
  • Preparing for multiple teams in a conference tournament setting.
  • His favorite Las Vegas casinos and games.
  • His love of cooking and finding ways to cook healthy with a hectic schedule.
  • Playing in the Media Cup game for the student radio team at Syracuse versus the student newspaper.
  • Maintaining a strong work ethic.
  • How he feels his career and personal life have and have not been effected by race.
  • Culture shock of moving from the east coast to Idaho Falls.
  • His broadcast horror story.
  • His favorite broadcasters.
  • Adding creativity to a broadcast.
  • Methods of networking.

And Much more!

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