Pettit, Burl 2018-03-07
This interview features Burle Pettit as he discusses reporting on various sporting events. In this interview, Burle reflects on his career as a sports reporter and describes the people he got to meet and became friends with while reporting.
General Interview Information
Interviewee Name: Burle Pettit
Additional Parties Recorded:
Date: March 7, 2018
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Interviewer: Daniel Sanchez
Length: 01:38:46 (1 hour, 38 minutes)
Basketball Border conference; sports; Integration in college sports; Hayden Fry building up a reputation at North Texas; What it is like to write about a bad sports season; Impacts of concussions in football; Frank Boyles; Starting out as a new reporter; Selecting reporting as a profession; How the Texas Tech athletic program has shifted; How difficult it is for sports writers now
Original Recording Format: born digital
Recording Format Notes: patrons may listen to a CD copy in our reading room
Transcript: transcript available on dspace https://hdl.handle.net/10605/361849
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