“Kaalul On Rohkem Kui Medal” (More Than A Medal Is At Stake)
In 1991, Estonia's national basketball team, KK Kalev, decided to continue participating in the Soviet Union Premiere Basketball League, even after breaking away from Soviet occupation. Joe Callahan Jr. takes you through the story that sparked the film that was Estonia's submission for this year's Academy Awards.
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Four-Year / Broadcast Journalism
Growing up, Joe Callahan Jr. strove to become a professional athlete, even to the point of participating in the walk-on tryouts for the Penn State football team. Now, he strives for a broadcasting career. Host of CommRadio’s live debate talk show and 2021 ‘Talk Show of the Year’, titled ‘Phone Booth’, he is a go to personality in debating professional and collegiate sports on the airways. Being mostly an on-air talent, he is also an analyst on Penn State Sports Night, the sports debate show on Penn State Network Television Network, host and analyst on The Sportsblitz, the sports talk show on TheLion90.7FM, an anchor for Centre County Report, the student local news station of Centre County, host on After the Whistle, Penn State’s local high school football recap show, the creator of The Valley Network, a mainly sports television broadcasting network. In the professional, he was on the media team for the 2022 Valley League Summer Champions, the Charlottesville Tom Sox.