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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The Voice of The Toronto Blue Jays Jerry Howarth In The Pressrow With Jonah Sigel Jerry Howarth was in the booth for the Toronto Blue Jays for 36 years, hear his story on how he got there, his partnership with Tom Cheek, Joe Siddall, a voice that came to him in the booth and more
By TSM Jerry Howarth came to Toronto via Salt Lake City and Tacoma WA, a long way from California. Yet, Toronto for Jerry is home and we caught up wi [...]
Sportsnet’s Hockey Night In Canada & Hometown Hockey Host Ron MacLean In the Pressrow with Jonah Sigel Sportsnet's Hockey Night In Canada & Hometown Hockey Host Ron MacLean In the Pressrow with Jonah Sigel
By TSM I will have a regular post/podcast later this week. This interview stands alone and I wanted to bring it you while it was fresh.. From coast [...]
NBA, NHL Creep Towards A Return, Baseball Not So Much & Check in With Joe Siddall The NHL and NBA are inching towards plans for the re-birth of the 2019-20 Season while MLB suffers in-fighting and we talk to Joe Siddall
By TSM EDITED: As if hockey fans needed another reason to get excited about the return of the #NHL on @Sportsnet ...Welcome to the team, Chris Cuthb [...]
Freelancers, The Sports Media Forgotten And The Future Of Fan Experience Many people are responsible for the production of the sports media we consume; during the pandemic some are forgotten, these are the freelancers
By TSM When we think about the shutdown of sports we think about players, we think about fans, GM's, coaches, play by play teams, and all those direc [...]
Rogers Hometown Hockey Co-Host & Singer Extraordinaire Tara Slone In the Pressrow by Bleav with Jonah Sigel Rogers Hometown Hockey Host and Joydrop lead singer joins Jonah in the Pressrow talking about her background, life during the Corona, the Canadian Heritage Act and much much more.
By TSM Going to try to mix it up for you a bit. Let me know if this works: adding in some content to a podcast post; read if you like, listen if tha [...]
NCAA Basketball, ESPN Sunday Night Baseball & Toronto Blue Jays Broadcaster Dan Shulman #inthepressrow by Bleav with Jonah Sigel From the early days on the Fan590 and Prime Time Sports to NCAA Basketball, Sunday Night Baseball and a return to play by play of the Toronto Blue Jays Dan Shulman talks about modern life as a sports broadcaster.
By TSM From NCAA Men’s College, Basketball and Major League Baseball telecasts for ESPN to play-by-play for the Toronto Blue Jays on Sportsnet Dan Sh [...]
Leafs Lunch Host & Broadcaster Andi Petrillo In The Pressrow by Bleav with Jonah Sigel The first woman to host Hockey Night in Canada and to have her own daily radio show on an all-sports radio station joins Jonah talking about York Region restaurants, tattoos in the workplace, Jeff O'Neil and more.
By TSM The current host of the daily radio show, Leafs Lunch on TSN1050 in Toronto Andi Petrillo joins Jonah Sigel in the Pressrow. Andi got her sta [...]
NFL Play By Play & Sports Broadcaster Howard David Joins Jonah Sigel in the Pressrow by Bleav Current podcaster with Twitch and Bleav, longtime sports broadcast and play by play man shares the best of his amazing career.
By TSM For over 20 years Howard David has called NFL football games for various networks both for teams and on national networks. Howard has worked f [...]