Ep. 8: Jeremiah Johnson

Jeremiah Johnson took over as the sideline reporter and host on FOX Sports Indiana’s broadcasts of Indiana Pacers games ahead of the 2014-15 season.

Jeremiah Johnson is in his third season covering the Pacers for FOX Sports Indiana, and his second as the sideline reporter and host.

Johnson, a Ball State graduate, joined the podcast from his hotel room in Los Angeles.

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Topics Discussed:

  • On the work that goes into each broadcast, meetings, and information gathering process
  • What he believes is the most important job of a sideline reporter
  • His career aspirations as a kid, attending Ball State University and being Charlie Cardinal (the mascot)
  • How his job impacts his time with family
  • Roy Hibbert facing the Pacers for the first time
  • Kobe announcing his retirement prior to facing the Pacers
  • The Pacers winning 11 of their last 13 games and chemistry being strong
  • His favorite arenas to visit

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