The All-Star Leader Podcast
About This Show
The All-Star Leader Podcast is an interview based show where former athletic director, attorney and career development professional Daniel Hare interviews leaders from sports, business, politics, ministry, academics and the media, looking for the best in leadership skills, traits and tips listeners can use to become a better leader. We tie it all together with our shared passion for sports!
Most Recent Episode
Episode 051 - Sports Law Professor And Writer Alicia Jessop
4 days ago
Alicia goes deep into the state of media and journalism in 2017, what the great leaders have in common, and how to get perspective on our problems. Introduction: Hey everyone and welcome to the All-Star Leader Podcast, where together we learn about leadership from the best and brightest, and keep it fun by connecting it to our passion for sports! I’m your host Daniel Hare, and today we are joined by Alicia Jessop. Alicia is a professor of sports law at the University of Miami, though she’ll be relocating to California in August to teach at Pepperdine University. She writes for SI.com in addition to her own site rulingsports.com. n addition to her professional success, she gives back through multiple charities, including I’mMe, which focuses on ending the orphan crisis in Haiti. This is Alicia Jessop. Alicia thanks so much for coming on the show! Interview Questions: You had a proud moment recently in watching a couple of your students get drafted into the NFL; tell us about that and what you were feeling watching their names get called! David Njoku - #29 to the Cleveland Browns Closest to Brad Kaaya who was taken in the 6th round by the Lions Adam White took the video of David’s draft; founder of FrontOfficeSports; started the site as a sophomore in college and it’s now got tens of thousands of visitors ESPN recently let go a huge group of journalists, and I’m curious to get your take on that situation and what it says about where we are with sports and media in 2017. Unfortunate because some of the greatest sports journalists in the world lost their jobs There aren’t many landing places for them Newspapers are in trouble; media in general are in a scary state Social media allows everyone to be a pseudo journalist, pushing out the traditional journalists Losing the pure journalist who have to uphold standards/ethics Dana O’Neil one of the best sports writers of this generation, and she inspired/motivated Alicia to pursue her writing career Do we really understand the 1st Amendment and what it does for us? Do we not care about the journalist anymore? Gen Z has an attention span of eight seconds, so how can we make sure th