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Episode 11: JA Adande

Academic/Former ESPN Personality

interviewed by

Larry Larson

Student Sportscaster

Larry Larson chats with former newspaper columnist, ESPN analyst and current director of Sports Journalism at Medill, JA Adande. Adande details his career journeys covering superstars such as Kobe Bryant, what makes ESPN’s Around the Horn special, and the state of journalism and sports storytelling today.

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