Listen to a panel discussion with three of the industry's most personable and professional sports broadcasters. We talk about what it takes to pursue a career behind the microphone and the stories that add value to the game. Brooke Weisbrod, ESPN, Drew Fellios, ESPN and Michael O'Donnell, ESPN/CBS.Guest BiosPodcast Notes & QuotesAll Episodes
Sports have always been a driving force in my life. As an athlete I grew up playing just about everything with my older sisters and the kids in the neighborhood, dreaming about doing it someday, professionally.
I was a three-sport athlete at Coastal Carolina University and followed my true love, basketball, to Germany where I played professionally, for six months. A back injury cut my career short but led me from one dream to another.
Since 2004, I've been a sports broadcaster talking about the same games I grew up playing covering men’s and women’s professional, college and high school events. As a color commentator I love to look for the hows and whys and bring the energy from the arena to the fans.
Living a dream working for ESPN, ESPN Wide World of Sports, the Tampa Bay Rowdies and Tormenta FC. Drew has more than twenty years of sports reporting and broadcasting experience. Before moving to play by play he was a sports anchor for both Bright House Networks and CBS. Drew has called many memorable moments, hosted significant sports recognition events and helped fans enjoy watching games from home like the best of them.
Michael has combined all of his passions into one career. As a College Basketball Analyst and President of Harbinger Capital Management he is using both his collegiate career as an athlete and scholar to find success. Michael has hosted the American Athletic Conference media day and calls games for both ESPN and CBS. Michael has works in private equity using his experience from working in college sports helping raise money and coach athletes with life development skills.