Tag Archives: Media

Making Volleyball Better on Television

by @DavidAPortney We all watch TV. Some watch it more than others. Some watch programs they don’t like to admit as a change of pace to their everyday lives (guilty with that one), and some just leave the TV programmed to … Continue reading

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Media Coverage & Female Athletes

by @DavidAPortney (To appear in the next issue of Coaching Volleyball Magazine) Not long ago I was handed a DVD titled “Media Coverage & Female Athletes,” and popped it in having a vague idea of what to expect.  After 3.5 … Continue reading

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Social Media: There was, is and will never be a silver bullet

by @DavidAPortney Our Facebook page is blowing up.  How much you ask?  Well, it took about four years to get the first 10,000 likes then another three months to get the next 14,600.  Keep in mind, we’ve done all of … Continue reading

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Top-5 improvements that need to be made on volleyball broadcasts

by @DavidAPortney I’ve been working in volleyball for the last three years and in the media for the past decade, and I’m thrilled about the significant increase in TV coverage of the sport.  Thanks to regional and conference networks such … Continue reading

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