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Alum Connections: Jon Fish, Producer at ESPN

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Connect with Jon Fish, Producer at ESPN

Jon Fish is an award-winning producer for ESPN whose past productions range from short and long features, podcasts, and documentaries from all over the world. Samples of his work include SEC Stories, a documentary series for ESPN Film that profiled former University of Kentucky basketball player Sam Bowie, and was entitled Going Big. Also, the SportsCenter featured film Pin Kings, ESPN’s first-ever 18-part episodic podcast where Fish served as a co-host.

Connect with Jon as he shares the impact his LSA degree has had on his career in sports media and how a liberal arts education has distinguished him from others in this competitive marketplace. As a producer for ESPN in the storytelling unit, he will also share more about his role and how it’s constantly growing and changing through a storytelling presentation he’s entitled From the campfire to the screen.

You should attend this workshop if you are:
A liberal arts and/or sciences student
Looking for insights and tips on working life in the sports and entertainment industry
Interested in pursuing a job or career in sports media want to know how to break into the industry

What you’ll gain by attending:
Experience Jon’s circuitous career journey to ESPN through a riveting storytelling presentation
Learn about the burgeoning field of sports storytelling, from conducting interviews, hosting an episodic podcast, to producing hour-long documentaries and how each story allows for different tellings.
Get a credible understanding of how your LSA experience is a lifelong investment in personal and professional growth

RSVP now to reserve your spot. By signing up, you will receive an email with details on how to join this virtual workshop the morning of the session.

The LSA Opportunity Hub aims to deliver inclusive and accessible experiences and welcomes all LSA students to participate. If you require accommodations to participate in this event please contact Carla Huhn at Carlavoy@umich.edu or 734.763.4674. so we can make arrangements.

Please be advised that this virtual event will be recorded and may be published later at future date through LSA Opportunity Hub’s media channels. If you'd prefer not to be recorded, please make sure to mute your video at the start of the event. If you have any concerns or questions, please reach out to us at lsa-opphub@umich.edu.
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