WEBCAST: SAJA Super Bowl Sunday

  • Sunday, February 06, 2011
  • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • http://bit.ly/sajabowl


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SAJA, the South Asian Journalists Association, and SAMMA, South Asians in Media, Marketing and Entertainment Association, present the latest in their series of high-profile webcasts - via BlogTalkRadio - with some of the leading South Asian names in global media, arts, entertainment, politics, sports and much more...

On Super Bowl Sunday, be with us for a live (and, later, recorded) conversation about the biggest day in American sports.

@sajaHQ as hosts SAJA co-founder Sree Sreenivasan (@sree) and sports markerting prof Vijay Setlur (@vijaysetlur) chats with several exciting guests about life in sports, the business of the NFL and more.

* Brandon Chillar, Green Packers linebacker, who's on injured reserve and will be calling in for from Dallas; he's only the third South Asian to play in the NFL (Sanjay Beach and Bobby Singh were the others).

* ESPN's
Kevin Negandhi (@knegandhiespn), who's co-hosting SportsCenter that night;

Anish Shroff (@anishESPN), ESPN anchor-reporter, who covers college football

* Adnan Virk (@adnanvirkESPN), ESPN anchor

Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala), NY Giants reporter for the Wall Street Journal, who is covering the Super Bowl

Plus other guests!

Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011

11 am-noon NY time
10-11 am Dallas time
8-9 am San Fran time

see local time around the world here: 

VIA COMPUTER: Listen live or later to a recording: http://bit.ly/sajabowl

(you can set yourself an e-mail reminder there)

VIA PHONE: +1-347-324-5991 (you can call this U.S. number by phone or Skype to listen or ask questions

You can call in live with questions or e-mail them in advance to saja[at]columbia.edu (subject line = Super Bowl)

This is the second SAJA webcast featuring Chillar - he also joined us on Super Bowl Sunday 2009.


* Sunil Gulati
, president of U.S. Soccer and the most influential South Asian in American sports:

   * (2009 version) Brandon Chillar
of the Green Bay Packers, the only South Asian to currently play in the NFL; his agent, Jim Ivler, his agent; and Kevin Negandhi, ESPN anchor - 2009 Super Bowl Sunday:

   * Rinku Singh and Dinesh Kumar Patel
, two non-baseball players from India, signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates to a minor-league contract: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/saja/2008/11/26/baseball-india

   * Raj Mathai
, one of the first South Asian sportscasters in the U.S. and sports director of NBC Bay Area: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/saja/2010/05/14/meet-raj-mathai-bay-area-nbcs-sports-director

PREVIOUS SAJA-SAMMA WEBCASTS - you can see the links to all of them at 
http://blogtalkradio.com/saja - more ideas welcome!
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  • Danny Boyle, director of "Slumdog Millionaire"   

  • A.R. Rahman, music maestro

  • Ashok Amritraj, Hollywood producer

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  • PANEL: South Asians & Hollywood, on the eve of the 2008 Oscars 

See full archive of 75+ webcasts: http://blogtalkradio.com/saja

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