Press Box Revolution How Sports Reporting Has Changed over the Past Thirty Years Rich Coutinho
 
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Press Box Revolution is a journey through the evolution of reporting in New York and around the nation by a reporter who has witnessed every second of it in the past three decades. Rich Coutinho, a New York-based reporter who has covered numerous major sporting events, will escort readers into corners of the press box and locker room they have never seen and discusses what the business will look like down the road. Coutinho gives an insider’s view of the evolving technology in the business, the growth of women in sports creating much needed diversity in the reporting landscape, the emergence of sports talk radio and the Internet, as well as the personalities on the New York sports scene that make it so challenging to cover. Press Box Revolution lifts the curtain on all the myths about how sports is reported. It is a must-read for all well-informed fans and aspiring sports journalists.
TitlePress Box Revolution
SubtitleHow Sports Reporting Has Changed over the Past Thirty Years
AuthorRich Coutinho
PublisherSkyhorse Publishing
ImprintSports Publishing
Published18 April 2017
FormatHardback
ISBN-139781613219850
Pages272
Dimensions6.00 x 9.00in.

About the author

Rich Coutinho has been a sports reporter for over thirty years in the New York City area for such outlets as ABC Radio, ESPN New York 98.7, and WFAN Radio. He has covered the New York Mets since 1984 and reported on the Super Bowl and the World Series as well as the NBA and Stanley Cup Finals. He has also covered national and international events like the Olympics, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, the Masters, the Indianapolis 500, and a plethora of college football throughout the country. He lives in Rye, New York.

“Rich is and has always been one of my favorite people that cover me. He’s a great reporter and a true friend.” —Jose Reyes, New York Mets All-Star “The ‘sixth tool’ is passion, and all the great ones in sports possess that vital ingredient. Rich Coutinho's passion and knowledge come through in every sentence he writes.” — Kevin Kernan, columnist, New York Post “Rich Coutinho has lived and breathed New York sports for a half century, first as a rabid fan and later as an astute reporter. The chronicling of his experiences and observations makes for fascinating and entertaining reading.” —John Giannone, host and reporter, New York Rangers telecasts on MSG Network “I have known Rich my entire professional life and he is one of a kind. He is bright, knowledgeable, ethical, and caring. However, his best quality is that the story isn't the only thing that matters to him.” —Chris Leible, baseball agent "Rich Coutinho’s thirty years of experience covering sports in the world’s biggest media market, plus his progressive thinking and use of new media, make him the perfect person to break down the state of sports media. Press Box Revolution is a must read for current sports reporters, as well as young journalists entering the field.” —Matthew Cerrone, executive editor and lead writer, Metsblog.com “Coutinho has been a staple of press boxes for over thirty years and he’s seen it all. To those who have a desire to work in sports media, Press Box Revolution is a good starting point to learn what it’s all about and what goes along with it.” —Howie Karpin, Major League Baseball official scorer and author of So You Think You’re a New York Yankees Fan?
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