Journalist Jordyn Rolling: Ep. 85

Being a black woman in media, playing college soccer, Utah fast food chains: a conversation with Jordyn Rolling covers it all. She shares what it’s like to host and produce for NBC, BET, Mic, and a slew of other outlets (1:57), growing up in the middle of Utah (11:40), how she broke into and thrived in a media world full of “mainly white girls” (20:13), and why Zoë Kravitz would be her dream interview (33:43).

After you listen (or while you listen), follow her on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook and follow me on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook too!

Make sure to download, review, and subscribe to the pod on Apple Podcasts right here, in the Google Play store, or on Spotify.

Music for The Mike Janela Show provided by Grapes’ “I Dunno.”

ESPN’s Michael Rothstein: Ep. 84

Two Syracuse guys walk into a podcast… Mike and Mike cover the life of an ESPN NFL Nation reporter, including 5:30 a.m. wakeups (6:47), run through best and worst case scenarios for the Detroit Lions season (40:44), and finish with what rule change Mike would make as NFL commissioner and his biggest sportswriting pet peeve in the Fun Five (48:35).

After you listen (or while you listen), follow me on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook!

Make sure to download, review, and subscribe to the pod on Apple Podcasts right here, in the Google Play store, or on Spotify.

Music for The Mike Janela Show provided by Grapes’ “I Dunno.”

The $100,000 Pyramid Q-and-A: Ep. 83

ABC/Lou Rocco

You guys had questions about my big $150K win on The $100,000 Pyramid. I have answers.

How will I spend the money? What’s the story behind that pink jacket? Which celeb was the best hugger? Was my opponent salty? It’s all here and lots more, PLUS menstrual cramps.

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Make sure to download, review, and subscribe to the pod on Apple Podcasts right here, in the Google Play store, or on Spotify.

Super Bowl LII preview: Ep. 70

Do Patriots fans feel any guilt about cheering for what is probably Donald Trump’s favorite team? Are Eagles fans really even ready to win a title?

In the second annual of what I’d like to start making a yearly Super Bowl tradition, I called the two most vocal fans I know of the opposing teams, put them on a call together, and asked them to convince me why I should pull for their team in the big game.

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Make sure to download, review, and subscribe to the pod on iTunes right here, in the Google Play store, or on Spotify.

Music for The Mike Janela Show provided by Grapes’ “I Dunno.” Definitely check his work out here.