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Episode 52: Will Brinson - That's how it'll have to be

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The Backyard Banter Podcast

The Backyard Banter Podcast


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Episode 52 of The Backyard Banter Podcast brings us CBS Sports senior NFL writer Will Brinson for a fascinating discussion revolving around the current state of sports media. Will shares his insight on a number of topics including how to be passionate fan while operating as a professional, finding you voice as a writer and what it's like juggling a family with this job. You won't want to miss out on this phenomenal chat.

Highlights from this episode include:

  • Will's transition from a true Panthers fan to how he manages that side of his approach in his current job.
  • Finding your voice as a writer and niche when you may not be a natural student.
  • Becoming a multi-platform analyst, including on-camera work, when that was never the goal.
  • The struggles of juggling a family and forgoing a normal life when taking up as a media personality.
  • Being willing to do what others aren't exploring in order to break in.