Season 2, Episode 19- Featuring Andi Petrillo from Leafs Lunch on TSN 1050
SPMA Council Podcast
This is a MASSIVE episode of the SPMA Council Podcast, as William Ord and returning guest cohost Madelyn Grossi bring on Andi Petrillo, host of Leafs Lunch and formerly of Hockey Night In Canada!Andi starts off with a brief reflection on her career (8:00) that came with a whole lot of "firsts". She talks about how she got inspired to work in sport through her studies at Seneca College (15:00), along with her early experiences as a reporter for Leafs TV, covering the Maple Leafs and the Marlies (19:55). After her tenure from MLSE, Andi touches upon the unique aspects of working for Canada's biggest telecast, Hockey Night In Canada (25:00), such as acting as an unofficial ambassador for the game across the country. She talks about her current role with TSN 1050's Leafs Lunch, along with the differences to conducting a successful radio show (29:13). Finally, Andi talks about a (35:19) "full circle" experience with some young fans that was similar to an experience she had with an idol in broadcasting that she looked up to, along with advice to students who may be interested in pursuing a media/broadcasting career. Thank you Andi for joining the show! Stay up-to-date with content by subscribing to our Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and YouTube feeds! Follow us on Instagram for great content, highlights, and guest announcments!#OutOfYourComfortZone
We talk about the isles 3-1 run since our last pod (good), the Coyotes (bad) situation, what if Kyle Okposo were the face of the franchise? (bad), the outdoor games this weekend (good) & end off with a favorite past time of any hockey fan: some leafs talk.