Episode 368 – Manish Unleashed (Pt 2): The Journey & The Persona

Scott Mason talks to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News for part 2 of a multi part series discussing the life and times of the Jets’ most controversial beat reporter!

Episode 368 of “Play Like A Jet” is here! Subscribe on iTunes or check out the audio below. Scott Mason talks to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News for part 2 of a multi part series discussing the life and times of the Jets’ most controversial beat reporter!

Manish talks about his his journey from young sports fan to Daily News beat reporter & columnist including what he really wanted to do for a living and which prominent NY sports writer was offered his current job before he was, what it has been like covering the team the past decade, how his public persona developed and whether or not there is a bit of a pro wrestling element to it, how he walks the fine line of being both a beat reporter and columnist, and we begin delving into his biggest controversies by discussing the infamous tweet he sent out last offseason about former New York Jet, Muhammad Wilkerson!

Note: This was part 2 of a multi-part series we are calling “Manish Unleashed” with part 3 to be released next week.  In future episodes of this series, Manish will talk about a variety of subjects including his penchant for controversy, perceived feuds, and he will answer criticism of some of his most infamous moments on the Jets beat!  

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