Indiana University Trident


Jan 24th

Franklin Hall


Indiana University welcomes We Need To Talk,
CBS Sports’ all-female sports talk show.

For over six years, We Need To Talk has brought together the most accomplished women in sports to share their knowledge and opinions. On Friday, January 24th, CBS and We Need to Talk will be on campus for a full day of open dialogue around sports, entertainment, business, and personal development.

Students will hear from industry experts, and watch a live taping of We Need To Talk produced in partnership with Indiana University.

Register for part or all of this unique event today.

Lesley Visser

Storytelling and Marketing:

Using The Power of Sports to Capture Attention

 Presidents Hall • Franklin Hall

The Art of the Story — NFL Hall of Fame journalist Lesley Visser joins Hoosiers screenwriter and producer Angelo Pizzo to discuss sports entertainment and production.

Sports Marketing Success — Learn how to build and grow a brand from two of the most successful companies within the sports and entertainment vertical.


Paige Weston, Sports Media Partnerships, Facebook

Kim Barrett, VP Corporate Development, MKTG

Joy Of Cooking

Joy of Cooking: Fuelin' Hoosiers

 Presidents Hall • Franklin Hall

Isaac Hicks, IU’s Director of Sports Performance Nutrition, joins a celebrity chef to educate and demonstrate how to eat “joyfully” while achieving the nutritional goals needed for optimal performance on the field of play.

Lunch will be served.


We Need To Talk — Live Taping

 Franklin Hall Commons

For the first time ever, We Need to Talk is being brought on campus. IU students will both watch and participate in the show’s live production. Hosted by Tina Cervasio, Summer Sanders, Lisa Leslie, and Sarah Kustok.

Following the show there will be a Q&A with director Suzanne Smith and producer Amy Salmanson.