Bring the Beat In
By Zone Coverage
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Sam Ekstrom talks about the media business with media figures in the Twin Cities.
||CleanEp. 5: Jon Krawczynski on LeBron, Game of Thrones and Mixups With Jim Halpert||Sam Ekstrom and Jon Krawczynski sit down to discuss his new job at TheAthletic.com, his favorite elements of journalism and his life away from covering the Timberwolves, which includes browsing grocery stores, watching Game of Thrones and getting...||11/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 4: Brandon Warne on Covering Baseball||Sam Ekstrom sits down with Zone Coverage's Brandon Warne to discuss the rigors of covering baseball, sabermetrics, fatherhood and his closest baseball player doppelganger. Music by HookSounds||10/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 3: Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com||Courtney Cronin, Minnesota Vikings beat writer for ESPN.com, joined Sam Ekstrom to discuss the challenges of a one-person beat, her early morning writing habits and the rite of passage of getting good answers from Mike Zimmer. Music by HookSounds||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 2: Matthew Coller of 1500 ESPN||Sam Ekstrom is joined by Matthew Coller of 1500 ESPN. The two discuss Coller's switch to the Twin Cities sports market, his past play-by-play career, blogging vs reporting and, of course, chicken wings. Music by HookSounds||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 1: Arif Hasan||Sam Ekstrom launches a new podcast where he digs deeper into the lives and careers of beat writers and media members. His first guest is Arif Hasan of Zone Coverage and The Athletic. The two discuss Arif's unique career path, the nuances of modern...||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Sam shines as the true professional he is. He reveals who the local players are. Love it. Can’t say enough about this podcast. Off to a great start!
Keep it coming!
Love the natural, conversational tone to this. Fun listen. Excited to hear more.
Enjoyed the first episode!
Cool to have a local podcast to help understand *who* the people reporting on our favorite teams are. Excited to listen to more.
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