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Kevin Jones is the founder and CEO of Bluewire, a sports podcast network. Kevin has always approached his career with a focus on the future. He started in sports journalism covering high-school sports on the east coast, but with quality work was quickly able to work his way up to cover the NFL and then a number of other sports and teams over a ten-year career.

 

But as he grew as a journalist he could feel the new opportunities that traditional media wasn’t taking advantage of, so he set out on his own to create Blue Wire a venture-funded sports podcast network with close to 100 shows with great talent across all sports.

 

Isaac and Kevin talk about his journey, the skills he used to build his career as a journalist, and the insights that led him to starting a company.

 

Follow Kevin on Twitter at https://twitter.com/mr_kevinjones

 

In this episode:

 

– How Kevin went from a struggling journalist to podcast startup founder

 

– How Kevin started his career in sports journalism working his way up from high school sports to the NFL

 

– Getting fired by the Cleveland Browns

 

– Moving to San Francisco to cover the Warriors and 49ers

 

– Where the idea for Blue Wire Podcasts came from and why Kevin left his comfortable media job to start a company

 

– Explore Blue Wire’s catalog of podcasts at https://bluewirepods.com/

 

We also want to hear your story. If you’ve created an opportunity and found a career that makes you feel alive, send it to Isaac [at] crash.co

 

For more resources on creating a great career Check out Crash.co and download our book, Crash Your Career. Get it on Amazon or at crash.co/crashyourcareer

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I'm an entrepreneur, thinker, and communicator dedicated to the relentless pursuit of freedom. I'm the founder and CEO of Praxis, an intensive ten-month program combining real world business experience with the best of online education for those who want more than college.

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