Sports Industry Interviews

Loading... Sports Industry Spotlight Interview with Shannon Drayer of EPSN
Guests: Shannon Drayer
Matt Crevin sets down with Shannon Drayer, Shannon Drayer - Mariners Blog News 710 ESPN Seattle at

Loading... Sports Industry Spotlight Interview with Flying Colours Creative
Guests: Jon Horton
Matt Crevin sets down with Executive Producer Jon Horton. Since 2001, Flying Colours Creative has been a leading provider of video imagery to viewers in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. With award winning production currently ranging from the highly rated KING 5 HS Gametime to the sights and sounds of HuskyVision for the University of Washington, our talents are on full display on the big screen, or your screen. for a more personal look at jon, visit his blog at, or find him on Facebook or MySpace.

Loading... Sports Industry Spotlight Interview with Phoenix Sports Commission
Guests: Jon Schmieder
Matt Crevin sets down with Jon Schmieder Jon Schmieder President, Phoenix Regional Sports Commission Advisory boards of University of Arizona’s marketing department, and sports management program; the First Vice Chairman of the Maricopa County Alumni Club. Current Chairman of the Board of Trustees for the National Association of Sports Commissions.

Loading... Sports Industry Spotlight Interview with Ryan Hansen
Guests: Ryan Hansen
Ryan Hansen is in his 18th year at The University of Arizona, his first as Associate Athletics Director for Major Gifts and Annual Giving. He works with the Lute Olson Fund - specifically developing and maintaining relationships with former men's basketball players. He also oversees all donor benefits, including parking and donor trips, all while cultivating and soliciting major gifts for the Wildcat Club.

Loading... Sports Industry Spotlight Interview with Duke Bobber
Guests: Duke Bobber
Voice of the Box‘s latest interview comes in a timely matter, joining Matt is Duke Bobber, Internet Coordinator for the Super Bowl Champions Green Bay Packers. Duke travels every game with the team, running the main Packers website, as well as its social networks. In the interview, Duke shares his story about how he started his career as an intern, and worked his way up to where he is today. He also has advice for those aspiring to work for sports teams as well.

Loading... Sports Industry Spotlight Interview with Brock Huard
Guests: Brock Huard
Voice of the Box recently sat down with Brock Huard, the co-host of ESPN Radio’s Brock and Salk show and a familar face on ESPN TV. Not only is Brock one of the best at what he does, he is also a former all Pac 10 QB and enjoyed a 6 year NFL career too. In the interview, Brock details his transition into the sports broadcasting segment and provides guidance, advice and tips on how to break in to the sports industry. Any aspiring media personalities or pro athletes looking beyond their career should definitely take a look.

Loading... Sports Industry Spotlight Interview with Matt Pitman
Guests: Matt Pitman
Host of Seattle Mariners Pre and Post Game Shows on 710 ESPN Seattle, also covering Seahawks football. Also the PA Announcer for the WNBA Seattle Storm. You can find Matt on Twitter @mattpitman

Loading... Sports Industry Spotlight Interview with Erin O'Brien
Guests: Erin O'Brien
Ruffneck Scarves was started by a couple of guys that shared a common goal for promoting the greatest game in the world. After attending many games over the years in different parts of the world, we realized that the one thing consistent among football fans (other than the singing) was the passion and pride exhibited in raising a scarf. Our mission is to provide our customers with high-quality soccer scarves that display their passion and send a message!

Loading... Sports Industry Spotlight Interview with Ashley Wellington-Fahey
Guests: Ashley Wellington-Fahey
Ashley Wellington-Fahey’s Summary During my time here at Bonneville Seattle, I've had the opportunity to engage in various realms of the sports media world. My greatest amount of experience has come from facilitating in the sales aspect of the Seattle Mariners radio broadcast all the way to executing promotional elements of signed sponsorships. Maintaining a well organized and balanced team, and acting as a liason between the sales, marketing, promotions, digital and programming departments as well as the Seattle Mariners and all of our broadcast sponsors. I believe I bring a professional amount of energy, positivity and fun to each department while experiencing the development and launch of a new All-Sports station- 710 ESPN Seattle.

Loading... Sports Industry Spotlight Interview with Mike Eaby
Guests: Mike Eaby
Matt Crevin from Voice of the Box interviews One of Westwood One’s top radio producers Mike Eaby. Mike details what exactly happens in the radio booth during an NFL broadcast. Mike is one of the best in the business and describes his behind the scenes role and how he got his start.

Loading... Sports Industry Spotlight Interview with Emily Edison
Guests: Emily Edison
Matt Crevin sits down with Emily Edison, Sports Dietitian for the University of Washington Husky Athletic Department. In her fifth season as the Sports Dietitian for the entire University, Emily provides nutrition coaching for Husky athletes, coaches and training staff. The 2008 NCAA National Champion Cross Country, Crew and Softball teams, look to Edison for her sport nutrition guidance.

Loading... Interview with the Voice of Seattle University Baseball
Guests: Dan Giunliani
Dan is currently the Running Backs Coach and Strength and Conditioning Coordinator at Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts. He has previously worked as a professional voice talent, specializing in play-by-play broadcasting. Dan has served as the voice of the Seattle Wolves FC of the United Soccer Leagues, high school football and basketball teams in the Seattle area, Washington Huskies Women's Basketball team, and of Seattle University Baseball. In addition, Dan has filled-in as the voice of University of Washington Baseball.

Loading... Interview with the Senior Director of Media Relations for the Atlanta Falcons
Guests: Frank Kleha
Frank Kleha enters his 23rd season with the Falcons and sixth year in his role as Senior Director of Media Relations. Some of Kleha's duties include helping to arrange media interviews for players, coaches and front office personnel with local and national reporters from newspapers, television, radio stations, and respected internet sites. Kleha works directly on the yearly programming needs of broadcasting partners, WXIA-TV, and Dave FM and is also the club's publications Managing Editor for the Media Guide, NFL Gameday Program, and team's Yearbook. Kleha graduated from Georgia Mason University and also worked in GMU's sports information office prior to coming to Atlanta. His NFL background also includes a stint with the Washington Redskins.

Loading... Interview with Director of marketing for the Seattle Mariners
Guests: Gregg Greene
Besides being paid to watch all of the Mariners games at Safeco, Greene works closely with the team to lead their marketing efforts and promotions.