91: Broadcasting Down Memory Lane with Jason Bryant
If you’re a fan of wrestling, following the world of the Olympics, or you’re simply inspired to hear messy success stories, you’ll definitely love this episode!
From the years of Napster to the digital era of social media, Jason will inspire you to keep dreaming; because really, achieving success isn’t all about sunshine and rainbows. It’s messy.. people will come and go, lessons are learned the hard way, and a chunk full of good stories will be formed.
Are you ready to hear Jason’s story? Let’s dive into it! 🎧
00:06 – The backstory of this episode
05:01 – Meet our guest, Jason Bryant
07:11 – Jason Bryant: the media professional
09:40 – The connections & re-connecting
13:00 – The side hustle became a career
16:47 – College kids circa 2000
19:58 – Everybody calls him Twinkie
23:44 – Jason’s turning point(s)
33:46 – The bad business decisions
36:14 – The reborn of Matt Talk Online
40:06 – Broadcasting & the Olympics
54:48 – Jason’s manifestation
58:22 – Jason’s messy success
1:02:47 – Seeing people through a completely different lens
Jason Bryant is a longtime professional broadcaster, journalist, and PA announcer. He’s been focused on all levels of wrestling, from youth to Olympic-level competition since 1995; covered 45 college post-season championships in some way, shape or form – including announcing the NCAA D1, D3 and NAIA championships each year since 2016. Over the years, he has become the international voice of wrestling, announcing every Senior World Championship since 2015 and the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Wrestling has taken him to 27 countries and 43 states (and counting), including a recent trip announcing the European Championships in Budapest, Hungary, which he cites as his second-favorite city in the world.
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