Two decades of award winning features and storytelling at FOX Sports, now is the Head of Content at Angel City FC who debuts in the NWSL next year.
This week on The Wormcast my guest is mutiple award winning feature producer and sports storyteller Jennifer Pransky. Jen spent nearly 20 years at FOX Sports she was responsible for top line features, art direction and video content for some of the company's biggest events such as the Super Bowl, World Series, Daytona 500 and the FIFA World Cup. Today she has a new role as the Head of Content for Angel City FC, an expansion team in the NWSL which begins in 2022. The conversation talks about her path in the sports tv industry, the influence of working with the US Armed Forces on so many projects for FOX NFL Sunday and how that lead to a road of service and eventually to Angel City FC. Enjoy!
Topics discussed: 2:00 Start in the sports tv business 6:00 Getting an opportunity at FOX 9:00 Sometimes in your career you have to say no 13:00 The value of a variety of experiences with different companies in the sports media world 15:15 NFL Europe 17:00 Former FOX Sports Chairman David Hill's advice to Jen 20:15 Declaration of Independence feature in FOX's Super Bowl pre-game 27:00 The value of sports to bring people together and to create change 32:30 Jen's greatest strength as a storyteller 38:35 Most memorable work at FOX: with the US Armed Forces in Afghanstan, Qatar and Korea 43:50 US Women's National Soccer Team with WWII veterans at Normandy 45:05 Leaving FOX for more service oriented work 50:00 Creatives 4 Biden 54:00 Landing Head of Content position with Angel City FC 58:45 The story behind Angel City's brand and crest 1:06:09 Angel City's content ideas are different than other professional teams 1:06:45 Angel City having females in ownership and majority running the club, investing in women's sports
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