Radio Executive Don Kollins #inthepressrow The Ever Changing Role Of Media, Layoffs, Cuts & Dream Lineup Is streaming the death of terrestrial radio as we know it? Are team and player-controlled media hurting the game and where does sports media go from here?
By TSM Long-time media executive Don Kollins joins Jonah Sigel to discuss why all the job losses in media- especially sport media are counter-product [...]
Toronto Sports Media Wrap Up: Year End thoughts; Favorite Isolation Items & Gary Lawless In the Pressrow Last post of what's been an interesting year! A review of some cool lockdown tools & last podcast of the year
By TSM Well, here we are. We've almost made it to the end of 2020 and not a minute too soon. We've all had years before that were not so great ( I kn [...]
NHL Superagent & Former NHLPA Exec Ian Pulver On The Corona Effect on Hockey & Current Negotiations Agent and former NHLPA attorney Ian Pulver on the effect of the Corona on hockey playing kids and what the current issues are that are being discussed between the NHL and the NHLPA
By TSM With the Corona shutting down almost everything around us in some way or another, it's worth noting that time itself doesn't stand still, and [...]
The Inside Scoop On A Potential New Toronto Blue Jays Stadium! Paul Godfrey #inthepressrow Why A New Rogers Center Won't Be Based At It's Current Location, Blue Jays moving to MLSE & the Beauty of The Athletic
By TSM Without question, Paul Godfrey has seen it all in his private and public life in Toronto. He is largely viewed as being the driving force behi [...]
End Of An Era, Mike Wilner Gone From Blue Jays Broadcast Team, New Stadium Talk & More Mike Wilner No Longer Part Of Jays Radio, Word Of A New Stadium & More
By TSM I couldn't believe that Scott Ferguson was not going to be the voice associated with pre-and post-Toronto Blue Jays games when he announced hi [...]
Seattle Kraken & Former Toronto Blue Jays Beat Writer Geoff Baker #inthepressrow Award-winning columnist Geoff Baker talks to Jonah Sigel about the meanness of the Toronto Sports Media and what it will be like covering the NHL Seattle Kraken in a market with only 1 experienced NHL media member (not him).
By TSM Lots to talk about - in addition to Mike's stellar article about covering the Raptors from afar. My take away from the article, given the dec [...]
The Current & Future State of Sports Media, Broadcasting & Live Sports TV With John Shannon #inthepressrow Sports Media Executive, John Shannon joins Jonah Sigel to talk about the gloomy live sports tv rating trends and what the future may hold and why.
By TSM Even prior to the pandemic, the drumbeats from critics were growing louder about the overall decline in tv audience ratings in professional sp [...]
Former NHL Exec & Current Rogers Sportsnet Analyst Brian Burke In The Pressrow With Jonah Sigel NHL Executive turned broadcaster Brian Burke talks with Jonah Sigel about his life and career in hockey, the lessons he's learned and his recently released book with Stephen Brunt, Burke's Law
By TSM Long-time NHL executive, Brian Burke has seen and done it all in a lengthy NHL career. Together with Stephen Brunt, Burke shares his life long [...]
ESPN’s Queen Host Linda Cohn #inthepressrow with Jonah Sigel Hall of Fame broadcaster and award-winning host Linda Cohn talks NHL Hockey, ESPN, Seattle Kraken and Arizona Coyotes.
By TSM In a male-dominated industry, even with women making huge strides there are still women like Michelle Sturino telling their tales, and the fac [...]
Stanley Cup Winner, Broadcaster, Podcaster & Author Nick Kypreos#inthepressrow Stanley Cup-winning hockey player turned broadcaster turned author and podcaster joins Jonah Sigel In The Pressrow to talk about his life, his book, and more.
By TSM Several years back I was waiting for my son to finish a skating lesson in Toronto when I got a tap on my shoulder. "Are you the Toronto Sports [...]
Toronto Maple Leaf TV Voice Chris Cuthbert #inthepressrow The best active play by play hockey broadcaster, Chris Cuthbert joins Jonah Sigel in the pressrow.
By TSM Legendary Canadian Broadcaster Chris Cuthbert joins Jonah Sigel #inthepressrow to talk about this career, covering the NHL, MLB, Olympics, a [...]
TSN Reporter, Rick Westhead Joins Jonah Sigel #inthepresstrow by @bleavpodcasts & Sleepenvie News/Sports journalist talks about his career, his upcoming book and covering difficult stories in sports today
By TSM Rick Westhead has had an atypical career as a journalist. Many say they have done it all, when in fact he has. Rick worked in sports, covering [...]
Back To The Grind? Toronto Sports Media Equality Question How are you watching habits evolving? Where are the women in radio in Toronto?
By TSM Editors note: Sunday night addition! Michelle Sturino joined me #inthepressrow to talk about her career and her story of being passed ove [...]
A Review of the Shapiro/Atkins Body of Work & More With Andrew Stoeten Andrew Stoeten covers The Toronto Blue Jays for The Athletic, this is his take on all things Blue Jays.
By TSM We hear all the time of good stories where athletes come from nowhere to star in their sport at all levels, so why not add one from the othe [...]
Toronto Sports Media Generational Gap, NHL Media Rates & Give Huey A Break Audience age is as evolving as much as content creators, Rogers oversold the NHL return audience and kapanen Scores or did he?
By TSM I have a few favorite episodes of Happy Days the TV show. The first one is the Jump The Shark episode where Fonzie on waterskis attempt to ju [...]
Cabbie Richards Unplugged In The Pressrow on Kobe, Iron Mike, Jordan, The Raptors and More BR Betting Host and creator of Cabbie Presents and Cabbie on the Street shares his career story, tales of interviews with Kobe Bryant, Mike Tyson, and why the Raptors have a chance to repeat! Type
By TSM Today you can see and hear him on B/R Betting the Bleacher Report show, but before that he was amongst one of the most popular and most recogn [...]
Dirk Hayhurst Unplugged: Minor League Extortion, Porn In Broadcast Booth & More Former major league baseball pitcher and broadcaster talks about life in the minor leagues and how broken the system is and how sexism transferred over to the broadcast booth too and much more.
By TSM New York Times best-selling author and former major league baseball player and broadcaster Dirk Hayhurst openly talks about the "un-glorifying [...]
The Dean Of Sports Radio, Tony Bruno In The Pressrow with Jonah Sigel by Bleav Legendary sports radio host Tony Bruno shares his best stories and reasons for success spanning over 50 years in the business.
By TSM In the world of Sports radio, there are hundreds of personalities who have earned the icon moniker. Being the first voice on the radio for ESP [...]
Hipaa, Pipeda, Corona, Hazing & Sports Media Been the craziest 72 hours in sports media issues since covering sports media
by TSM Editor's note: On June 22nd, I interviewed Brock McGillis. The interview is below. Happy Father's Day weekend all! Things remain steady her [...]