Author: Jordan Cooper

SXSW 2017 Recap

I have been looking forward to writing this specific article for a long time. A lot of the previews, panel coverage and interviews this project has allowed me to do has also forced me to write more as a journalist and less like a blogger. In this article, I get to go back to my...

Tower Recall

Earlier this semester I previewed a panel revolving around the 1966 shooting that occurred on the campus of The University of Texas at Austin when a sniper took over the tower on campus and took the lives of innocent civilians from atop his perch. The panel, entitled Tower Recall: How UT Shooting Changed the Media,...

Live Podcast: This Feels Terrible

In the Brazos room at the JW Marriott, TuneIn was hosting live podcast recordings throughout the week. I attended one of the sessions staring Erin McGathy and her podcast “This Feels Terrible.” You can listen to her previous podcasts here: This Feels Terrible – and be on the lookout for the SXSW episode coming soon!...

The Power of Storytelling in Sports Entertainment

Earlier this Spring, I did a preview with Karin Hammerberg from Bleacher Report ahead of a panel she was apart of at SXSW 2017 entitled The Power of Storytelling in Sports Entertainment. Other panelists include the co-founders of The Kicker, the lead writer for Saturday Night Live, and the CEO of ACE Media. I attended the...

John Cena

John Cena is a WWE superstar who has hosted award shows such as ESPN’s “The ESPY’s” and the “Teen Choice Awards” on Fox, and has also granted over 500 wishes for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. He spoke at SXSW on the morning of March 13th with Katie Nolan from Fox Sports’ “Garbage Time.” Cena and Nolan...

Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban is a man who needs no introduction, although moderator Michelle Skelding still gave him one, ahead of his discussion at SXSW this year along with Adam Lyons, CEO and Founder at The Zebra. The two would be discussing how they have been successful as disruptors, a buzzword at this year’s conference, and how this...

SXSW Monday Highlights

We’re testing Evrybit during SXSW. Evrybit is a mobile reporting platform. Each day, a different person will run our Evrybit and embed it on our site. Follow along throughout the day!

EPL vs. MLS: Lessons in Soccer Storytelling

Richard Clarke, Senior Director of Digital Media and Communication for the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer (MLS) spoke on March 11th in a ballroom at the Four Seasons in Austin during SXSW. Previously, Clarke handled all the online digital content for Arsenal Football Club, one of the biggest franchises in the world and part of...