Episode 149

Game Changer: From ESPN Sports to Social Media Creator with Danyelle Sargent Musselman

October 4, 2023

Danyelle Sargent Musselman is a former sports anchor & television personality of 13 years for networks like ESPN, Fox Sports, and the NFL network.  Danyelle started her career as a female sports anchor in a male-dominated industry. Danyelle is now married to Eric Musselman, head coach for the men’s basketball team, the Razorbacks, at the University of Arkansas.  Danyelle has a remarkable influence within her community and shares everyday family, sports and philanthropic events on her social media channels.  Her work on social media has also been a major asset and platform for her philanthropy work. She frequently hosts fundraising events for organizations like Coaches vs. Cancer, Make-A-Wish FoundationNew Beginnings, and more.

  • In this episode, we cover:
  • Making the huge jump from local to national television 
  • Is there equality in sports broadcasting?
  • How Danyelle fell into content creation and the power of being authentic online
  • How social media can be such a blessing and power for philanthropy work


  • 2:09 Breaking the mold as a woman in sports broadcasting
  • 4:02 What does working at ESPN look like?
  • 5:25 Razorbacks men’s basketball coach, Eric Musselman
  • 6:35 Is there equality in national sports broadcasting?
  • 10:49 How Danyelle became an influential figure both online and in her community
  • 12:34 Why authenticity in content creation is everything
  • 15:01 How much work goes into creating content.
  • 17:27 Creating space between family and social media
  • 22:16 Social media is a blessing: Philanthropy work + community building

Links & Resources

To Follow Danyelle:
Instagram: @danyelle.musselman 


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