The Tim McKernan Show

Ep. 87 – Candace Buckner

The St. Louis native and Washington Post reporter was the only African American woman working an NBA beat until recently.  She chatted with Tim in May 2018…   The in-depth piece Candace wrote on Jayson Tatum’s barber What led her to pursue a career in print rather than broadcast Where was her first stop after leaving University of Missouri How did her reporting assignments differ around the country What was her experience as an NBA fan growing up in STL What is her rapport like with St. Louis native Bradley Beal Has she encountered any issues working in the locker room Are male athletes today more likely to open up to a woman Explanation for Dan Majerle rekindling her interest in NBA Recalling the classic Lakers vs. Celtics rivalry in the 1980’s Discussing the diversity among reporters covering the sport What is her view of this city as a native St. Louisan in D.C. Which cities are next in line for NBA expansion franchises   Please support our sponsors: The Home Loan Expert, Ryan Kelley James Carlton Agency (State Farm) Johnny Londoff Chevrolet Design Aire Heating & Cooling   Follow us on Social Media: @TimMcKernanShow or   Thanks to Story of the Year for our theme.  Please rate, review, and subscribe so more people discover the pod.  Feedback is welcome:

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