The Backstage Project – Sports & Entertainment Podcast

The Backstage Project – Sports & Entertainment Podcast


Latest Episodes

Reaching New VR Frontiers – Laura Mingail In Conversation with TBP Podcast EP 010
November 10, 2020

Pushing boundaries and breaking with convention takes more than confidence, especially when you’re working inside a media giant. To do this in an authentic and meaningful way one needs to truly believe that they can make a difference,

Creating An Entertainment Culture – Jeremy Cammy In Conversation With Tbp Podcast Ep 009
October 27, 2020

Thinking back, pre-covid, did you consider that visit to your local big-box bookstore an entertainment experience? For those lucky enough to attend a book signing or celebrity talk, you’re even more aware of the lasting impact that encounter had on you...

Research is behind every great story – Marc LeBlanc in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 008
October 19, 2020

As sports fans, we have historically been obsessed with the live match. Call it what you want, “appointment viewing” or “DVR proof”, the truth is, the live broadcast only showcases a portion of the overall story.

AI democratizes sports data insights – Craig Buntin and Émilie Fournelle in conversation with TBP Podcast EP 007
October 14, 2020

Craig Buntin has spent most of his life on an edge. An Olympian and former 3-time Canadian pairs figure skating champion, Craig has made a name for himself by making bold moves on and off the ice. Fast forward to today,

The Ups and Downs of the Production Business – Don Young in Conversation with TBP Podcast EP 006
September 29, 2020

Glamour and fame usually come to mind when we imagine a career as a tv producer. The truth, however, can be quite different. To reach the top of this field takes decades of sacrifice and commitment. Join us as Don Young shares his story and the lessons...

The Dawn of Digital Sports Journalism at The Globe & Mail and Yahoo Canada – Steve McAllister in Conversation with TBP Podcast ep 005
September 04, 2020

Ask any Canadian sports journalist who they consider one the nicest and forward-thinking minds behind the rise of digital, and chances are they would say, Steve McAllister. As one of the most accomplished and highly regarded leaders in sports journalis...

Behind the desk of Global and CTV News – Kevin Newman in conversation with TBP podcast ep 004
August 18, 2020

Kevin’s award-winning career has spanned four decades, covering the biggest stories from the four corners of the earth and those most important to Canadians. While he’s a household name for his on-camera presence, as you will learn in this episode,

At the top of the sponsorship world – Sam Galet in conversation with TBP podcast ep 003
August 05, 2020

Sam Galet is one of the sponsorship industry’s most successful connectors. Over his 20+ year career, he has been directly involved in leading a number of massive sports, entertainment and lifestyle sponsorships, endorsements and naming rights deals.

It started with Cabbie playing street hockey – Dave Krikst in conversation with TBP podcast ep 002
July 29, 2020

Dave Krikst (aka My Man D) is the creative mind behind many of the most memorable shareable off the court or ice moments in Canadian sports over the last 20 years. Throughout his career, starting early on with theScore television network and Rogers Med...

From the control room of TSN and CTV Olympics – Rick Chisholm in conversation with TBP podcast ep 001
July 11, 2020

In our premiere episode we are blessed to sit down with former Vice President of Programming and Production at TSN and Executive VP Broadcasting for Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium, Rick Chisholm.