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Episode 25: Media Roundtable

Media Roundtable: ground breaking hires, sexist comments and tracking cycles

Today, #OTP presents its first ever media roundtable! Laura Armstrong (Blue Jays beat writer for The Toronto Star), Gemma Karstens-Smith (sports reporter for The Canadian Press) and Harjeet Johal (freelance sports reporter) join Christina to talk the latest wave of success for women in sports. They also discuss Cris Collinsworth’s latest comments, their feelings on pink jerseys and why athletes tracking their cycles is a long time coming.

Episode topics:

· Kendall Coyne Schofield joining the Chicago Blackhawks as a Player Development Coach

· Kim Ng becoming the first female GM in the MLB (Miami Marlins)

· Sarah Fuller being the first woman to play in a NCAA Power 5 game

· Cris Collinsworth’s comments about women’s interest in football

· Pink jerseys marketing towards females

· The Lionesses tracking their cycles to minimize symptoms


Guest Info:

Laura Armstrong

Twitter: @lauraarmy

Gemma Karstens-Smith

Twitter: @gkasrtenssmith

Harjeet Johal

Twitter: @harjournalist

Host Info – Christina Heydanus

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Twitter: @tinaheydanus

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