In this episode of Sports Geek, Sean Callanan chats with Loretta Johns, Executive General Manager – Media, Marketing & Communications, Sydney Swans

On this podcast, you'll learn about:

  • Making the move from journalism to “clubland”
  • Why you need to be ready to adapt to new challenges like taking on marketing remit
  • Understanding the planning (and chaos) of historic Buddy 1000 moment
  • How the Swans market to fans and wider Sydney market differently to Melbourne
  • The importance and impact of the Swans' Diversity Action Plan
  • How digital personas can shape your content design
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Watch the build-up and mayhem to Buddy 1000!

#Buddy1000 Lance Franklin kicking his 1000th goal

So aligned with the discussion with Loretta “Selling experience through fans.”

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