HHR's Posts

Video: NFLPA on “The Business of Football”

At BWB6 just prior to this year’s NFL Draft, NFL Players Association President Eric Winston and Assistant Executive Director of External Affairs George Atallah fielded questions pertaining to their roles with and that of the Union itself with attendees. Read More »

Athletes off the Field

Whether it’s peacocking on the podium, pursuing a second career in the media as an analyst, or carving their own way in business, tech or in the community, an athlete’s career can springboard them into long-term success if they... Read More »

Measuring Online Influence

As brands and agencies increasingly look to align with the likes of IG stars and YouTube celebs, – forgoing traditional media and bloggers alike – questions lingers: Who is influential, how is it measured and how can it be... Read More »

Your Pitch is Futile

Your Pitch is Futile PR flacks and the brands they represent have a unique relationship with bloggers and online-influencers. Whereas once PR agencies were an entry point to bloggers looking to make advertising and sponsorship money, most bloggers worth... Read More »

Fresh Kicks: The Evolution of SLAM

Fresh Kicks: The Evolution of SLAM From honing young writers to spotlighting high school phenoms, SLAM continues to lead the way for hoop and sneaker heads alike, evolving from a print basketball magazine to a multi-platform outlet focused as... Read More »

Vox Media’s Evolution into a Programming Company

Late last week, The Hollywood Reporter announced that Vox Media, parent company of SB Nation, was launching Vox Entertainment with WME to be lead by #BWB6 (and #BWB5) speaker Chad Mumm. From the HR piece: The digital media company,... Read More »

Like, Follow, Swipe Right: How the NBA is Connecting with Fans in the Modern Era

Like, Follow, Swipe Right: How the NBA is Connecting with Fans in the Modern Era More than any other league, the NBA – along with its teams and players – continues embrace non-traditional and emerging platforms to connect with... Read More »

Breaking Away From the Narrative: How to Navigate the Waters of 24/7 NFL Coverage

Breaking Away From the Narrative: How to Navigate the Waters of 24/7 NFL Coverage In a media landscape where deadlines, clicks, constant updates, anonymous sources and #HotTakes drive so much of the discussion around sports, what are ways we... Read More »

The State of Chicago Sports (and Media)

Superstars, Stanley Cups, injuries, coaching changes and uncertainty abound, in any given season, Chicago sports franchises can teeter on the brink of championship and disappointment.  That doesn’t deter a rabid and vocal fan base from being one of the best... Read More »

#BWB6: Ask Spencer Anything

At our first BWB, Spencer Hall (then “Orson Swindle”) stormed into the Big Apple in a fine white suit. At BWB2 he doubled down in Vegas. Last time in Chicago at BWB3, the bro got iced. We put him... Read More »

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