Meet James Swanwick. James is a New York-based ESPN anchor on SportsCenter, author of Insider Journalism Secrets and Become a Celebrity Journalist and co-founder of international agency, Crocmedia. He has been a print or TV journalist for 20 years, writing for newspapers and magazines in the US, UK and Australia.
These include Associated Press, Sky Sports, ESPN, WPLJ radio, Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney Daily Telegraph, The Sun, Sky Movie Channel, Q104FM, Loaded magazine, Woman’s Day, The Courier-Mail and much more. He now teaches journalist wannabes and graduates how to get jobs in journalism.
During this interview, James discusses:
- How he differentiated himself from other sportscasters to get his job at ESPN
- What his thoughts are on having an agent to represent him in his career
- His best piece of advice for people looking to break into the sports broadcasting industry