This is the first of what will be several shows guest hosted by my friends in the industry as I deal with some personal issues. Chris Lewis, the voice of Boise State womens hoops, steps into pinch hit for this episode. He visits with Meghan McPeak of the WNBA’s Washington Mystics & NBA G League Capital City GoGo. Topics of discussion include:
- If 2020 was a movie, what would it be?
- The adjustments they’ve had to make personally and professionally during the pandemic.
- The challenges of being an African American woman in sports media.
- How the WNBA has lead the social justice movement.
- Where her relentless attitude comes from.
- Their reactions to Kirk Herbstreit’s recent comments on social justice.
- The influence of athletes to making societal changes.
- How sports helps to push change in less diverse environments.
- Why they don’t just stick to sports during broadcasts and on social media.
- Why there are so few black play-by-play announcers.
- How economics effects change in the broadcasting business.
- The difficult process of moving up to the top level of the business.
- Why WNBA teams have so few radio broadcasters.
- Broadcast horror stories.
- Who her basketball playing style remembers.
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