On this episode of the Moran-Alytics Podcast presented by Pulse Cellular, Patrick Moran interviews Mary Margaret Johnson of WIVB-TV Buffalo on a variety of topics that’ll give sports fans in Western New York an opportunity to know more about Channel 4 in Buffalo’s brand new digital sports reporter.
They spend time talking Johnson’s childhood in Dallas where she was born and raised a Cowboys fan. She explains how sports have always been deeply rooted in her and that her dream had long been to attend the University of Texas, a goal she’d ultimately accomplish.
While in college Johnson had a few internships that helped prepare her for the sports reporter and weekend anchor job she earned at a TV station in Abilene, Texas after college. She talks about some of her duties and fun times she had on that job.
After three years there the recently took her job at WIVB-TV in Buffalo and discusses how that opportunity came out.
They also discuss her role at Channel 4, her initial impresses of Buffalo, chicken wings and social media philosophies before finishing with the Mini-Lightning Round, where we learn several fun facts including her favorite sports movie, a game show she can dominate, what Queen song she’d slay at karaoke and three historical figures she’d most like to have over for dinner.
You can follow Mary Margaret on Twitter @mmj5838 and of course check out her work at wivb.com and on the air at News 4 Buffalo.
After that Moran has a solo segment discussing his recent post power ranking all 60 spots in Western New York he’s had chicken wings at. He talks about his methods for ranking wing spots, the huge reaction he’s received since publishing the post and reads off several questions and comments from followers on his Twitter page.
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