We all make mistakes. This time Joe is in the hot seat as he shares some of the top mistakes he's made throughout his career. If you've made the same mistakes, then you can commiserate. If you haven't made the mistakes, hopefully you can avoid them. Have some common mistakes of your own? Let us know so we can share. Don't forget to rate us on iTunes and leave a review. Thanks for listening.
When we left Sarina at the end of the last episode she had just wrapped up her year as a Nike Field Reporter. But she didn't just land at ESPN when her time with Nike was over. In this episode she takes us from her time as an executive assistant for an investment banking company to TruTV, National Geographic, and finally ESPN. While she was at Nat Geo, Sarina helped grow the social media presence from 300,000 followers to more than 3-million.
After Lizzy Okoro's first magazine venture failed, at age 11 she didn't give up. She went on to run a Pog pyramid scheme and eventually founded of BUNCH magazine. Lizzy went retro when she started her magazine. While most magazines go digital, she started on the digital side with a blog then learned how to publish a magazine to give her content some credibility. During our interview she shares some great advice on setting a time frame to pursue your dream, surviving burnout, and finding your community. Thanks for listening!
Michael DelGiudice has an uncanny ability to bring viewers to the story. It's no wonder that reporters who work with him usually use so few words. When there is a track, DelGiudice usually has the perfect shot to match. During our conversation with the lensman he explains how his passion for the camera helped him find a career he had never imagined. A career that now includes more than 60 Emmy's, although he doesn't like to talk about it. He explains how learning how to do other jobs around the newsroom can make you a better storyteller.
In part two of our conversation with Wayne Freedman we get deeper into the craft of journalism. Wayne shares the struggle to cover news in the Bay Area as crews continue to get attacked for their equipment. He talks about the Darwinian nature of a reporting career. We discuss the frustration in predicting the future of the business and the affirmation bias creating a division in the country. Just as Freedman's book should be required reading for all young journalists, this conversation is a must listen!
Wayne Freedman is a master storyteller. The reporter for KGO won more than 50 Emmy awards before he decide to take a step back and give others a chance to take home a trophy. Wayne wrote his first column for the Los Angeles Daily News when he was 14 years old and he is still helping narrate history. He is also the author of "It Takes More Than Good Looks To Succeed In Television News Reporting".
Melissa Alam is on fire! She's tearing up the entrepreneurial world in Philadelphia and across the country using girl power (our words, not hers) to do it. In the podcast she talks about coming up with her own job title and description. She also talks about the importance of finding a community of like-minded people, and building your own brand.
In Episode 6 our guest is Dexter Henry, Founder of Backpack Broadcasting a news and sports broadcasting company. During the podcast Dexter explains how a student helped inspire him to start his company and how he's paying it forward to other students looking to break into broadcasting. He also talked to us about the need to constantly learn on the job, leaving a good job to pursue your dreams, and helping others break into the broadcasting business. This episode of the podcast was recorded on location at Burger Bistro.
In episode 4 of Broadcasting In Black & White we catch up with Taj Rani. Taj is quickly becoming the face of BET digital. She started a show called "The Buzz" which spun off into "The Warmup". Now she's also the face of "BET Breaks" a social media centric update on the hottest topics in pop-culture.
In episode 3 of Broadcasting in Black & White (BIBW) we talk with Director Jeff Pinilla. Jeff is the creative director of NBTV Studios. During our interview we talk about lying to get a job, producing his first film at 7-years-old, and the influence of growing up bilingual on his work.
Welcome to Broadcasting In Black & White (BIBW), the first podcast for BIB Media. Here we'll talk to a number of people pushing the envelope in news, sports, and entertainment. Newbies will learn what to expect when breaking into the business, while seasoned vets will stay on top of the latest trends to find out where the industry is headed.
In our first episode we welcome everyone to Brookladelphia with New York 1's Na'eem Douglas. In this podcast we talk presidential tears, overcoming those who quote The Onion, and red pants. Below you can find links, photos, and videos that we discuss in the podcast. Thanks for listening. We hope you enjoy.