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PASR032: Bob Valvano – ESPN Radio

Jason Barrett

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“I just want to be the best pistachio ice cream maker for those who like pistachio ice cream.” –Bob Valvano

Italians have always been stereotyped as great storytellers.  And, with ESPN Radio’s Bob Valvano, it’s no different.

Combine that with his basketball coaching resumé, his ability to be coached by others, and his continued ability to adapt to a constantly-changing medium, and you’ve got one of the longest-tenured ESPN Radio employees in the history of the company.

What’s been the secret to his success? How does he continue to stay interested? Take a listen, and as always, if you enjoy what you hear please reach out to the guest and SUBSCRIBE using the buttons above.

INSIDE THIS EPISODE

  • The list of Producers who have advanced in the industry after working with Bob
  • How Bob got his start in sports talk radio and ended up at ESPN Radio
  • Finding your voice as a talk show host and battling topic fatigue
  • Being a salesman for advertiser products
  • The hosts who fascinate him and why
  • Phone calls and how they impact a talk show
  • His passion for The V Foundation

FROM THE GUEST

FROM ZACH

The Podcast About Sports Radio is proud to partner with Barrett Sports Media, home of the sports radio industry’s premier website barrettsportsmedia.com. For the latest sports radio news around the country, as well as insights, and opinions from Jason Barrett and some of the sports radio format’s brightest minds, visit barrettsportsmedia.com.

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One team all day long? That is what Radier Nation Radio does and D’Mon Cotton is the guy that keeps it sounding fresh.

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Eric Reid is the TV voice of the Miami Heat. He shares stories of his career and where it overlaps with people like Dr. Jack Ramsey, Mike Breen and Ian Eagle.

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Producers Podcast: Paul Reindl, 97.3 The Fan

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San Diego is a baseball city. Ben and Woods are must-listen radio for Padres fans. Paul Reindl is tasked with making the show sound as good as it feels to be a part of.

iTunes: https://buff.ly/3A7FJ4a

Spotify: https://buff.ly/3bZ7NgG

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PASR032: Bob Valvano – ESPN Radio

Jason Barrett

Published

on

itunesitunessticher

 

“I just want to be the best pistachio ice cream maker for those who like pistachio ice cream.” –Bob Valvano

Italians have always been stereotyped as great storytellers.  And, with ESPN Radio’s Bob Valvano, it’s no different.

Combine that with his basketball coaching resumé, his ability to be coached by others, and his continued ability to adapt to a constantly-changing medium, and you’ve got one of the longest-tenured ESPN Radio employees in the history of the company.

What’s been the secret to his success? How does he continue to stay interested? Take a listen, and as always, if you enjoy what you hear please reach out to the guest and SUBSCRIBE using the buttons above.

INSIDE THIS EPISODE

  • The list of Producers who have advanced in the industry after working with Bob
  • How Bob got his start in sports talk radio and ended up at ESPN Radio
  • Finding your voice as a talk show host and battling topic fatigue
  • Being a salesman for advertiser products
  • The hosts who fascinate him and why
  • Phone calls and how they impact a talk show
  • His passion for The V Foundation

FROM THE GUEST

FROM ZACH

The Podcast About Sports Radio is proud to partner with Barrett Sports Media, home of the sports radio industry’s premier website barrettsportsmedia.com. For the latest sports radio news around the country, as well as insights, and opinions from Jason Barrett and some of the sports radio format’s brightest minds, visit barrettsportsmedia.com.

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Producers Podcast – D’Mon Cotton, Raider Nation Radio 920

Brady Farkas

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One team all day long? That is what Radier Nation Radio does and D’Mon Cotton is the guy that keeps it sounding fresh.

iTunes: https://buff.ly/3A7FJ4a

Spotify: https://buff.ly/3bZ7NgG

iHeart: https://buff.ly/3dB4FrO

Google: https://buff.ly/3JVC5NG

Amazon: https://buff.ly/3STupzF

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Sports Talkers Podcast – Eric Reid

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Reid

Eric Reid is the TV voice of the Miami Heat. He shares stories of his career and where it overlaps with people like Dr. Jack Ramsey, Mike Breen and Ian Eagle.

iTunes: https://buff.ly/3xYq3Oe

Spotify: https://buff.ly/3JVYgDp

iHeart: https://buff.ly/3JWPFQS

Google: https://buff.ly/3w9RBzX

Amazon: https://buff.ly/3psPDGZ

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Producers Podcast: Paul Reindl, 97.3 The Fan

Brady Farkas

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Reindl

San Diego is a baseball city. Ben and Woods are must-listen radio for Padres fans. Paul Reindl is tasked with making the show sound as good as it feels to be a part of.

iTunes: https://buff.ly/3A7FJ4a

Spotify: https://buff.ly/3bZ7NgG

iHeart: https://buff.ly/3dB4FrO

Google: https://buff.ly/3JVC5NG

Amazon: https://buff.ly/3STupzF

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