How do you gain access to those individuals and get the sources you want? Oh yes. Sources need to know that information can be shared confidentially and that not all information that is shared with me is information to be reported. The city has a deep emotional connection to its sports teams and that’s something I’m always grateful for. 43w 1 like Reply. Stories evolve. Red's: With the NFL Draft less than a week away, how do you see things shaping up for say the Falcons, Giants and Panthers and Pats? I majored in psychology after taking an interest in it following some introduction-level courses, not because I intended to major in it long before I got to college. My morning consists of segments on SportsCenter and meetings to prepare for our afternoon NFL-based shows (NFL Insiders and NFL Live). The news cycle is fast, but getting a story right and getting it in the proper context is still so key. FIELD YATES. I’ve been bench pressed on national TV twice. The NFL is a wildly popular sport, so rarely does a day pass where we aren’t thinking about football. Nantucket. Do you have certain criteria? Field: While I’m not sure if it’s specific to just the last year, I do believe that the role of a reporter has morphed recently. Field: I got into this line of work because of the game of football itself, but I understand that there’s much more involved: it’s a business. Field: Usually a mile a minute. Most embarrassing on-camera moment? A teammate of Field's on the lacrosse field (he, unlike Field, was actually a very skilled lacrosse player), Russ has become like another Yates boy, … Field has often said that Russ epitomizes many of the qualities you would most covet in a friend, let by his loyalty. But the stories that still rev my engine the most are those that trace back to the gridiron: an unheralded player making a game-saving play, a last second catch to decide a contest. I just listened to the pod and appreciate the stories shared of that amazing weekend. Newer Post →, Please note, comments must be approved before they are published. jenks1300. What’s your favorite place to relax? Muhammad Ali. Red's are handcrafted in Italy by skilled artisans, whose methods are steeped in tradition, precision and integrity. Allow me to agree with that assessment. Is it just like those amazingly hilarious commercials…?

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Recently, it’s been a desire to improve my mediocre golf game! Staying dedicated to displaying that trust is a goal of me each day. Field: A willingness to stay the course is probably one of the first things that comes to mind.

Since a young age, my intention was to work in sports, specifically in football. Red's: What was it like growing up in the Greater Boston area? Favorite athlete of all time? What I found was that it helped me understand people in a more nuanced manor. That’s something that I believe serves anyone well, regardless of professional field. Designed in America. Field: To be honest, sort of by accident.

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Red's: In the 365-day NFL media landscape, what components does an NFL reporter need to use to tell a strong story? My job is not just to report, but, in some cases, also to take that information and opine, analyze, etc.

Field: In some way, shape or form, my life has almost always revolved around sports. Red's: Who do you want access to and why? Nantucket Magazine.

Field: Let’s break these down individually and try to keep it simple: Atlanta needs to add one more edge rusher to pair with Vic Beasley, New York needs to continue to bolster the offensive line and add a linebacker, the Panthers need backfield depth and receiver help, while the Patriots could target pass rusher or offensive tackle depth. Moments that can be captured immediately but live on forever.

Red's: What makes a good story for you? Field: It’s hard to say specifically who or what type of person I want to gain access to, but the most important part of relationship building for me is trust.

Red's: You earned a bachelor of arts in psychology from Wesleyan University. I count the Nantucket’s Basket purse every time I go. Red's: In your opinion, how has the meaning of the word “reporter” changed over the past year? How did that lead to you becoming a NFL reporter for ESPN? We had the chance to reconnect somewhat recently and he introduced me to Red’s and the first pair I got my hands on – Campbell – is my preferred choice.

My morning consists of segments on SportsCenter and meetings to prepare for our afternoon NFL-based shows (NFL Insiders and NFL Live). What holes does each team need to fill? Bill Belichick recently called it ridiculous. Field Yates, a 2009 graduate of Wesleyan University (CT), is a former NFL employee who spent two seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs and interned for four summers with the New England Patriots. Boston has seen virtually unparalleled success amongst its four major sports teams in the past 15 years, but the passion of its fans extends back in eternity. Six or so leagues per year. Handcrafted Sunglasses. Congratulations to you both!!! Field: Trey Hanlan and I have a friendship that extends back close to 30 years, as our parents were friends from the town of Lincoln, Mass. ← Older Post Red's: What’s a day in the life like at ESPN? You can get close to reporting a story, but need one final source to feel fully confident and need to wait a while before receiving said confirmation. Field: Usually a mile a minute.The NFL is a wildly popular sport, so rarely does a day pass where we aren’t thinking about football. t, Boston (617) 478-5300 88 772 Boylston Street, Boston (617) 859-8888 284 Washington Street, Wellesley (781) 239-9881 | New York Stock Exchange symbol: FRC. In between, it’s staying on top of the news, checking social media for updated information and readying for the next story. People wants facts and information, but many also want opinions and conjecture on top of that. What gets you out of bed every morning? Do you play Fantasy Football? The color is unique and frame shape is ideal. Ohio State beating Miami in the 2003 BCS National Championship Game. Interpersonal skills apply to almost any walk of life and I believe studying psychology can enhance them. Favorite sports moment?