How #SportsBiz Pros Got Started Working In Sports (Part 3 of 3)

I have had the privilege on the Digital and Social Media Sports podcast of speaking with several pros working in and around the sports business field. Some got into sports straight out of school while others had more circuitous paths. All of their stories are informative, so check out how a handful of sports pros got their foot in the door in this incredible industry. This is part three of three! Also see part one and part two for more sports business stories.

Andrew Brandt, NFL Business Analyst and Writer for ESPN and other sports media outlets

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Sean Callanan, Sports Geek / Sports Digital Media Marketing Consultant

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Brian Cheek, Director of Business Development for Sports at Postano


Richard Deitsch, Sports Media Writer for Sports Illustrated


Will Carafello, Director of Social Media for the New York Mets

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J.W. Cannon, Senior Project Lead – Sponsorships and Events at UPS

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Heather Zeller, Marketing Specialist, Apparel at Fila; Founder at

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Mac Slavin, Social Media Coordinator for the Detroit Tigers

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Grace Hoy, Social Media Coordinator at Arizona State Sun Devil Athletics

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Mark J. Burns, Operations Coordinator and Talent/Athlete Marketing at Group CSE; Sports Business Contributor for Forbes and Entrepreneur


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Jacob Rosen, Writer for Sports Analytics Blog and The Nylon Calculus; Sports MBA candidate at University of Oregon Warsaw School of Sports Marketing

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Nate Bain, Digital Media Coordinator for the St. Louis Rams

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A lot of different paths and stories to learn from. Check out part 1 for more and part two also. And, of course, share this post with any aspiring or current sportsbiz pros!


Posted by Neil Horowitz

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