The Young Professional Series continues as Hannah Bradley, Sports Information Director at the Southern Conference takes us inside the job with its demands and perks
The FAB Podcast, hosted by Kristin Ray, is a co-production of Females in Athletic Business & WiSP Sports
Podcast length: 30′ 07″
On this week’s FAB Podcast, Kristin Ray chats with Hannah Bradley, Assistant Director Of Media Relations at the Southern Conference as part of the Young Female Professionals Series. Hannah has experience working in three different university’s athletic communications office and is now working on the conference level. Hannah shares her experiences of interning with the Augusta Greenjackets, her batgirl transition to SID student worker then SID transition to GA, the importance of volunteering — she recommends asking to volunteer; no one turns that down, it’s great experience and grows your network. They discuss how your network is so important, to continue to grow and maintain it constantly, to join professional organizations, and to reach out to others in the profession for advice and mentorship, within organizations, as well as joining committees and mentoring programs. Hannah shines a light on the demands and perks of working as a sports information director sharing some unique opportunities for women to learn more about her side of the industry. And she has also take on the education vs experience question that is often discussed.
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