How to Build a Fantasy Football Career with Liz Loza

By December 23, 2015June 18th, 2018No Comments


In my 5th interview on How To Make It In Sports Media I talk with Liz Loza, Fantasy Football analyst for Yahoo FantasyFounder of TheFantasyFootballGirl.com and Co-host of the X’s & Y’s Podcast. Liz took her passion of fantasy football and through hustle, building a unique brand, and a DYI learning approach built a career in fantasy football.

In the interview Liz and I talk about:

  • How to build a fantasy football career.
  • Her journey from starting her own fantasy football website to landing a job at Yahoo Fantasy as a fantasy sports analyst.
  • Tips for podcasters and content creators.
  • What it takes to stand out in the crowded sports media and fantasy football space and build a unique brand.
  • Her improv training at Second City and how it has helped her as a content creator.
  • A funny story about an audition to be in a Kid Rock video that involved dancing in a bikini.
  • Tips for people who want to become an actor (You can check out Liz’s IMDB page. She’s appeared on the show 24 and is married to an agent.)

At the end we also have a lightning round where Liz answers a bevy of sports questions.

Here’s the podcast:

You can check out the other interviews from my How To Make It In Sports Media interview series:




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Rob Cressy

Rob Cressy

Sports loving free throw specialist and yinzer living in Chicago who is awesome most of the time, has run with the bulls in Spain, and is a graduate of Second City's Improv program.