Rowing and Media with Bryan Kitch
Bryan Kitch has been blogging on RowingRelated.com for many years and he recently launched an independent newsletter bringing expert opinion articles and longform journalism to his readers. Get a discount code for the first year from rowing.chat/sponsor/
Timestamps to the interview:
2:00 Introduction and background in rowing
4:00 Rowing Related blog started in 2010
6:50 Rowing blogs – where is good writing about rowing?
10:55 Row360 magazine journalism Benedict’s vision is high end production
16:45 Row2k has main pages with curated links
18:45 Instagram’s rowing moment has moved from being interesting to being reposter accounts dominating. Fat Ergos is not beautiful.
21:00 Is rowing balkanising and splitting into sectors?
24:30 Rowing Related is reinventing itself with interviews, curated links like Neil Chugani and Matthew Pinsent on the drones at Henley
32:00 Where is rowing journalism’s future?
37:00 Rowing Crews as brands like the Deutschland Achter, Sinkovich, SXULLs. There are now more outlets for news and more desire from readers for curation. Informed voices write editorial.
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