The New YorkHer Podcast
LISTEN | The New YorkHER Podcast: Ep. 15 NFL Team Reporter Series (Part I)
Host Olivia Landis kicks off a team reporter series on the New YorkHER podcast with a host of reporters from clubs around the NFL. Rams team reporter Sarina Morales, Giants team reporter Madelyn Burke, Colts team reporter Laura Overton and Bills team reporter Maddy Glab join Landis to discuss a variety of topics about their experiences of being female reporters in the NFL.
A Conversation with TikTok Star Kate Norkeliunas (S3E2)
Host Caroline Hendershot is joined in studio by social media influencer and TikTok star Kate Norkeliunas. They kick things off by talking about Norkeliunas' identity as an influencer and her journey to TikTok (0:17). She highlights how food culture and connection has been a strong influence in her content (3:41). The two also discuss the evolution of social media and what it means to be a role model in today's society (5:53), as well as the passion and fun of connecting with the public (8:18). Hendershot and Norkeliunas explore the pressures of social media (10:52), but also the balance that Norkeliunas tries to have in keeping her content true to herself; as well as follower attraction to real and relatable content (12:04). She also recalls taking the jump to quit her job in the fashion industry and pursue content creation full-time (18:05) and how the New York State of Mind is motivational to her brand (20:30). Lastly, they talk about the loyalty, excitement, and passion of being a Jets fan (22:30) and the fun of football being for everyone (24:12).
A Conversation with CBS Sports Reporter Tracy Wolfson (S3E1)
Host Caroline Hendershot kicks off a new season of The New YorkHER podcast featuring a conversation with CBS Lead NFL Reporter Tracy Wolfson. Hendershot shares how she and Wolfson met and started their mentorship through a CBS immersion experience (0:46). They both reflect on their experiences at their alma mater Michigan and breaking into the business (6:31). Wolfson also explains her journey and obstacles from a journalism student to the lead CBS reporter (8:01). Then, they discuss the self-perseverance necessary to succeed (12:32) and they also discuss the path of women in sports (13:45). Wolfson shares a story about a big lesson she learned early in her career while reporting at the US Open (18:33). Wolfson then talks about her CBS broadcast team featuring Tony Romo and Jim Nantz, and they also recall Romo's amusing pre-show tradition of singing (25:09). Lastly, Hendershot asks Wolfson about her opinion on this year's Jets, from a reporter's perspective, and as a fan herself – Wolfson believes they're on the rise (28:18).
The New YorkHER Podcast: Ep. 21 with NBA TV & TNT's Kristen Ledlow
Host Olivia Landis welcomes NBA TV and TNT host and sideline reporter Kristen Ledlow to the New YorkHER podcast to discuss her career in broadcasting. Ledlow talks with Landis about her podcast, current roles on NBA TV's "Game Time" and TNT's "Inside the NBA". Ledlow discusses how her role has grown from hosting "Inside Stuff" with Grant Hill beginning in 2013 into a variety of avenues during eight-year career with Turner Sports. Ledlow also talks about how she got into sports and offers some advice for listeners.
The New YorkHER Podcast: Ep. 20 with ESPN's Allie Stoneberg
Host Olivia Landis welcomes ESPN's NFL Communications Co-Lead Allie Stoneberg to the New YorkHER Podcast to discuss her role with the Worldwide Leader in Sports. Stoneberg talks with Landis about her responsibilities as a storyteller, her career and some advice for those interested in the profession. Listen to learn about a very important behind-the-scenes job within ESPN's campus.
LISTEN | The New YorkHer Podcast: Ep. 19 with Former Jets Owner Helen Dillon
As part of Women's History Month in March, host Olivia Landis welcomes former Jets owner Helen Dillon to the New YorkHER podcast. Dillon describers her journey as the first female executive in NFL history and what her time was like as an owner of the Jets, including her experience with Super Bowl III.
LISTEN | The New YorkHER Podcast: Ep. 18 with Kimberley A. Martin
Host Olivia Landis welcomes ESPN NFL analyst Kimberley A. Martin to the New YorkHER podcast. Landis and Martin talk about her time as a Jets beat reporter for Newsday from 2012-17. The Brooklyn native talks about her journey through sports writing after graduating from Syracuse. Martin describes the importance of developing a human side of athletes when covering a team and league on a daily basis. Martin discusses some of the important aspects of good storytelling. She also describes her transition to television while working with ESPN.
LISTEN | The New YorkHER Podcast: Ep. 17 with MJ Acosta-Ruiz
Host Olivia Landis welcomes the host of NFL Network's NFL Total Access, MJ Acosta-Ruiz to the New YorkHER podcast. Landis and Acosta-Ruiz discuss how her father's professional basketball career in the Dominican Republic influenced her love for sports. Acosta-Ruiz talks about spending time as child in the Dominican Republic, New York and Miami and how each place played a role in her life. She talks about her goals of owning her own dance studio and her love for dance growing up. Acosta-Ruiz describes her experience working as a full-time television reporter while being a Miami Dolphins cheerleader. Finally, Landis and Acosta-Ruiz discuss advice and guiding principles for success in the sports industry.
LISTEN | The New YorkHER Podcast: Ep. 16 NFL Team Reporter Series (Part II)
Host Olivia Landis continues a team reporter series on the New YorkHER podcast with a host of reporters from clubs around the NFL. Ravens team reporter Cassie Calvert, Jaguars team reporter Ashlyn Sullivan, Lions team reporter Tori Petry, Falcons team reporter Kelsey Conway and Eagles team reporter Amy Campbell join Landis to discuss a variety of topics about their experiences of being female reporters in the NFL.