Episode 7 – Ty Schalter, VICE

An interview with Ty Schalter, a freelancer for VICE, FiveThirtyEight, The Comeback and soon to be launched The Lions Wire…

In episode 7 of Slight Work we speak with Ty Schalter, a freelancer who contributes to VICE, FiveThirtyEight, The Comeback and soon to be launched The Lions Wire. Make sure to subscribe to our I-Tunes feed right here and leave us a review!

Ty discusses the challenges of freelancing, the process of pitching your work to various media outlets and engaging on social media in an increasingly partisan climate

We also go through our weekly questions with Ty, which include…

  • Best career advice you received?
  • Most valuable skill set you have?
  • One prediction about sports media industry in 2017
  • Most annoying or frustrating thing about industry/your job?
  • What is one carer orientated goal you have for the next 12 months or a skill set you want to learn?

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Author: Joe Caporoso

Joe Caporoso is the Owne and EIC of Turn On The Jets. His writing has been featured in the New York Times, Huffington Post, MMQB and AdWeek. Caporoso played football his entire life, including four years at Muhlenberg as a wide receiver, where he was arguably the slowest receiver to ever start in school history. He is the VP of Social Media at Whistle Sports