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This month, we asked the Entertainment Team about everything audio--their first concerts, favorite podcasts and most played playlists. As you'll see, they delivered like the the rock stars they are. Check out their answers below... you might "hear" about something new to turn up (to 11).

Lisa Hand

Vice President, FOX Entertainment

What’s your all-time favorite band?
Led Zeppelin is my all-time favorite, followed closely by Pink Floyd.

What was your first concert, best concert or both?
Pearl Jam at Wrigley Field in 2013. We had to evacuate the field mid-concert for a 3-hour weather delay, but the band came back on and played until after 2am. It was so memorable!

What is your favorite podcast and why?
I really enjoyed Chameleon Season 1 – it was totally unexpected. And In the Dark Season 2 was such a powerful listen.

How often do you listen to podcasts?
I listen to podcasts every day! My morning commute has been replaced by a morning walk, and my podcasts keep me motivated to get out every day (even in the freezing Chicago weather).

Jessica Jiang

Associate Manager, Entertainment Partnerships

What’s your first LP, CD or download?
Jesse McCartney

What were your top 5 most-played songs of 2021?
“Stay” (Kid LAROI, Justin Bieber), “That’s What I Want” (Lil Nas X), “Let You Go” (Joshua Bassett), “Deja Vu” (Olivia Rodrigo), “Leave Before You Love Me” (Marshmello, Jonas Brothers)

You are making a mixtape to inspire your team at FOX. What are some of the tracks you’d include and why?
“Industry Baby” (Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow). It’s a good hype song!

What was your prom theme song?
Closer by The Chainsmokers

Colin Noonan

Account Associate, Entertainment Ad Sales

What’s the best movie soundtrack?
Goodfellas

What’s the most interesting thing you’ve ever learned or heard from a podcast?
I learned that sloths used to be gigantic and aquatic.

What’s your all-time favorite band? What new band has your attention?
All-time favorite: Oasis. New that has my attention: Olivia Rodrigo

If you were going to start your own podcast, what would it be about?
It would be about dinosaurs.

 

Kelly Russell

Senior Manager, Entertainment Partnerships 

What was your first concert, best concert or both?
Hanson was my first concert, Luke Bryan and Sam Hunt were my favorite!

You are making a mixtape to inspire your team at FOX. What are some of the tracks you’d feature and why?
“Cold Heart” (Dua Lipa), “Firestone” (Kygo), Runaround Sue because they make me happy and are uplifting!

Who is your favorite podcast host and why?
Jana Kramer- she is just so real, authentic, helpful and relatable.

What is your favorite podcast and why?
Melissa Gorga On Display. I love the guests she has on and the topics she covers.

Cameron Cirella

Account Associate, FOX Sports & Entertainment

What was your first concert, best concert or both?
First concert was some country one, I don’t even remember who. Best one is when I went to the 2020 Grammys.

What is your favorite podcast and why?
The Bill Simmons Podcast. He hits all topics including sports, deadline deals, fantasy and even pop culture and upcoming movies/shows. He has a wide array of guests on, too.

If you were going to start your own podcast, what would it be?
All sports talk, draft/trade deadlines and fantasy/gambling advice.

What’s the best movie soundtrack?
Interstellar.

Grace Stryker

Digital Account Manager, Ad Sales

What were your top 5 most-played songs of 2021?
All Megan Thee Stallion!!!

What was your first concert, best concert or both?
Justin Bieber at Madison Square Garden when I was in 8th grade.

Laurie Gutherman

Vice President, Ad Sales Strategy & Entertainment Partnerships

What’s your all-time favorite band? What new band has your attention?
U2 is my all-time favorite band. I’ve seen them live 17 times. Glass Animals are the latest band that I’ve been enjoying.

What’s your first LP, CD or download?
My first album, I was 4 years old, and it was John Denver’s Greatest Hits. I loved “Leaving on a Jet Plane.”

You are making a mixtape to inspire your team. What is a track you’d feature and why?
Eminem’s “Loose Yourself” – Gets you pumped up and you can tackle the day ahead of you.

What were your top 5 most-played songs of 2021?
“Polaroid” (Imagine Dragons – oldie, but rediscovered), “Heat Waves” (Glass Animals), “Shivers” (Ed Sheeran), “Levitating” (Dua Lipa), “Sunflower” (Post Malone), “Stay” (Kid LAROI/Justin Bieber)

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