Kelsey Riggs: Comparisons steal your JOY

Kelsey Riggs: Comparisons steal your JOY

By Richmond Weaver

Show Notes:

Grew up playing all sports and comes from a sports family so she can't remember life without sportsSports isn't just about the games but it's also about the value of being on a teamSoccer was her passion and wanted to play locally so family and other people that supported her could see her play and Charleston Southern was a great fit as a Division I schoolHas an older sister and a younger sister and her family is extremely closeRemembers being in elementary school and the excitement that she felt getting to read the morning news for the entire school which began her thought of being a broadcasterInitially sent out hundreds of highlight tapes to get a job and was willing to move anywhere in the countryWBTW in Myrtle Beach offered her a news anchor position and it was an opportunity to get in the business and it helped her build a foundation before she moved into a sports role at the stationMoved to Charlotte to work for WCNC as a sports anchor and reporter while covering the Carolina PanthersKelsey's Kicks would start while covering the Panthers and Head Coach Ron Rivera would notice her shoesIt's been such a thrill helping launch the ACC Network because the people are like family to herDoesn't focus on certain timelines and comparisons to others because she believes in the saying that 'comparisons are the thief of joy'Words of Wisdom from Kelsey Riggs from her grandfather: "I hope that we could learn to see the beauty amongst the chaos of everyday life."

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