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Jimmy Traina

Jimmy Traina is a writer and producer for SI.com, he currently writes the daily column "Traina Thoughts," he also hosts the weekly Sports Illustrated Media Podcast.
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Ben Strauss and Sean Grande
Sports Illustrated Media Podcast
Episode 265 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features interviews with "Washington Post" sports media reporter Ben Strauss and the radio voice of the Boston Celtics, Sean Grande.Strauss and host Jimmy Traina go around the horn on a variety of sports media news items including the state of Deadspin, ESPN personalities plugging Disney+, the Don Cherry controversy and Stephen A. Smith's new $8-million-a-year contract.Grande then joins the show to talk about broadcasting and wrestling. Grande, who has called Celtics games since 2001, talks about his passion for old-school WWF, how wrestling announcers have influenced his work, why Vince McMahon was an underrated announcer and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Kay Adams & Chris Long + Andrew Marchand
Sports Illustrated Media Podcast
Episode 264 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two interviews. First up, Kay Adams and Chris Long, who co-host Amazon Prime's Thursday Night Football pregame show, "NFL Next, join the podcast for a free-wheeling conversation on everything from players being mic'd up to NFL pregame shows to the NFL person we want to see on a pregame show. Adams also talks about her role on "Good Morning Football," while Long discusses starting his own media company and his post-playing life.Following Kay and Chris, "New York Post" sports media columnist, Andrew Marchand" comes on the podcast to break down Mike Francesa's second departure from his afternoon drive-time show on WFAN in New York. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Andrew Siciliano and Renee Young
Sports Illustrated Media Podcast
Episode 263 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features interviews with Andrew Siciliano and Renee Young.Siciliano talks about his role as NFL RedZone host, understanding that RedZone isn't for everyone, what his typical Sunday is like, how RedZone has changed viewing habits, why there are two RedZone channels, whether he's competitive with Scott Hanson and more.Young discussed her new job as host of FS1's "WWE Backstage," her disastrous (her word) run as a commentator on "Monday Night Raw," how she got started in broadcasting, what it's like to be married to a guy who works for the competition and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
ESPN’s Bomani Jones
Sports Illustrated Media Podcast
Episode 262 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with ESPN’s Bomani Jones. The “High Noon” co-host discusses why he being too smart isn’t good television, why he loves radio more than any other form of media, what the NBA/China controversy was really about, where LeBron stands now, why the media hasn’t been on the Tyler Skaggs story, Eddie Murphy’s return, whether he’s tempted to tweet about politics, why he wouldn’t be surprised if Stevie Wonder isn’t blind and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
SI Legal Analyst, Michael McCann
Sports Illustrated Media Podcast
Episode 261 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an interview with SI.com legal analyst, Michael McCann, about many of the latest stories dominating the sports landscape. McCann shares his legal expertise on the NBA/China/Hong Kong controversy and what it could mean for the league. He also explains what legal ramifications the Angles and Major League Baseball can face over the latest revelations regarding the death of Angels pitcher, Tyler Skaggs. Other topics covered during the podcast: Purdue banning anyone from the school from betting on any Purdue events, Antonio Brown's grievance against the Patriots, whether coaches can ban players from tweeting and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Location
New York, NY, USA
Episode Count
269
Podcast Count
5
Total Airtime
1 week, 5 days