Welcome to “The Flipside of the Microphone” – a new podcast series on Q4G. Think…. Inside the Actors Studio….. but instead of an actor – we talk with a member of the NASCAR Media. They travel from track to track each weekend sticking their microphones in front of our favorite drivers…. and I thought it would be intersting to flip the microphone around….. and get to know more about some of our favorite NASCAR jounalist.
Where did they grow up? What other jobs have they had? What’s the biggest story they ever broke? All that plus we talk about the state of journalism at the track.
This week we talk to Jeff Gluck from SB Nation. Gluck is one of the most active Tweeters in the NASCAR press box. He has helped the NASCAR obsessed Twitter fans come out from behind their computers and interact in person at the Tweet-Up gatherings he hosts at each race. You can follow him on Twitter: @Jeff_Gluck and like him on Facebook.
Jeff and I talk about growing up in Northern California (he and his Mom were in the upper deck at Candlestick Park – when the earthquake hit in the 1989 World Series, we discuss the path he took to the NASCAR Press Box. From losing his print job to finding his gig in the online world – All that plus a lot more -
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