It also helps my credibility in the classroom if I’m still actively producing content. I’m not ready to say “I used to do…” RD: As someone who has morphed between reporting and being an opinionist for a television entity, how do you view both co-existing roles? JA: Giving opinions is no longer just a function or byproduct of TV, it’s immersed in writing as well. Most web sites and newspapers encourage their beat writers to share their opinion. Everything veers toward opinion. Remember when Facebook updates forced you to write about actions through their name/verb setup (i.e. “Mary Jane is…”)? Twitter quickly went from updates to opinions as well. The churches and states are no longer separated when it comes to reporting and opinion. http://sarahsmithpost.prosportsmall.com/2016/09/03/uncovering-intelligent-programs-in-career/For me, being on television has helped my reporting because my name and reputation precedes me into the locker room. It makes it easier to talk to people, or better yet, players coaches, athletic trainers, etc., will come up to me first and introduce themselves.
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