In this episode of Sports Geek Sean Callanan interviews Optus Sport‘s Richard Bayliss:

On this podcast you'll learn about:

  • How Richard entered the world of sports journalism
  • How sports broadcasting has changed over past 10 years
  • How you fill hours of programming when sport stops
  • Challenges of running a sports channel working from home
  • Why Optus acquired football rights like K-League
  • How sports storytellers are leveraging documentaries
  • Importance of being part of the social media banter
  • Heartache and joy of being a Leeds United fan
Richard Bayliss - Optus Sport

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