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Catching Up With Costabile & Kenney Podcast: Lisa Byington talks NWSL, WNBA and the fight for equal pay in Ep. 7

The seventh episode features special guest Lisa Byington, broadcast journalist, sideline reporter, studio host and play-by-play reporter.

On “Catching Up With Costabile & Kenney,” Sun-Times sports reporters Annie Costabile and Madeline Kenney discuss trending topics in Chicago sports and beyond. The duo examines women’s sports and the adversities female athletes face. The seventh episode features broadcast journalist, sideline reporter, studio host and play-by-play reporter, Lisa Byington.

The Rundown:

  • Costabile and Kenney discuss this weeks Sports Saturday edition, including interviews with Ice Cube, Jake Fox and more (0:15-4:00)

Special Guest:

Broadcast journalist, Lisa Byington wears multiple hats in the sports journalism business. She works for national outlets including Fox Sports and the Big Ten Network as a sideline reporter, studio host and play-by-play reporter. Her career started right here in Chicago at Northwestern where she was a dual-sport athlete and a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism. On this episode Costabile and Kenney discuss everything from the NWSL to the WNBA and the fight for equal pay with a true professional in the business in Byington. (4:17-30:34)