Tag Archives: Media

Making it Look Easy

by @DavidAPortney Broadcasters. It might be the only job in television where the consumer believes in their heart of hearts they can do a better job. However, in reality it’s an incredibly arduous profession that blends the skills of preparation, … Continue reading

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Is Embracing Debate Good for Society?

by @DavidAPortney Ever since sports programming shifted away from its highlights format in the 21st century due to this thing called the internet, they’ve needed to fill that space with something stimulating. ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption” blazed the trail with … Continue reading

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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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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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