09/27/2013 01:57 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

How Gay Journalist Plans To Work In Russia During Sochi Olympics


As current and former broadcasters ourselves, we have a soft spot for anyone in the industry. And by the industry, we mean of course, the business. Because there’s NO business like show business. Matt Davies is Executive Producer for the BBC radio show, Sports World. The weekend programme boasts an audience of nearly 50 million listeners. Try that on for size, Don Cherry.

Matt is gay; he’s headed to Sochi, and he’ll be covering hockey (among other sports) at the Winter Games. He was good enough to talk to us about his background, coming out, working in a media environment dominated by straight guys and covering the Games and troubles in Russia. He’s a great guy and a dedicated journalist. We look forward to his coverage from Sochi, and who knows, maybe someday he’ll help us out

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