2021-02-10 at 12:50 Day 1 - Opening - How to make soccer relevant in mainstream media
Soccer Media in Texas: How to make soccer relevant in the mainstream media - Presented by TEXAS MUTUAL
Moderator: Chris Bils, The Striker Texas Senior Staff Writer and Co-Founder
Panelists: Johanna Gretschel, The Striker Texas
Jason Jarrett, Austin American-Statesman
Tommy Magelssen, Dallas Morning News
David Nuno, ABC Houston
Soccer is huge in Texas. So why is consistent coverage of the world's most popular sport so hard to find? For decades, newsrooms around the state have been built around football. Meanwhile, being buried beneath gridiron headlines has hurt FC Dallas, the Houston Dynamo and Dash in their quest to be perceived as a major league in their own markets. Can a new soccer-focused outlet like The Striker Texas help turn the tide?