Episode 6: Talking Journalism, Covering Sports, and Raising Young Kids as a Working Mom with Shannon Green
Shannon Green has had a long career in journalism spanning both sports and news.Currently a Community Conversations host with the Orlando Sentinel, she’s now using her storytelling abilities to tackle issues like felon voting rights and the decline of organized religion with her video series The Bridge.
In this episode we talk about:
+ WHAT IT’S LIKE TO COVER SPORTS–FROM HIGH SCHOOL TO PRO
+ HOW JOURNALISM IS CHANGING
+ HER THOUGHTS ON THE PHRASE “FAKE NEWS”
+ COLIN KAEPERNICK AND THE INTERSECTION OF POLITICS AND SPORTS
+ WHY “THE WORK/LIFE BALANCE” IS A BIG, FAT LIE
We also talk about where journalism is headed, and why it’s important in this, and any, industry to keep evolving.