Adweek Podcast: Unpacking the 'Caitlin Clark Effect'

March Madness is in full swing, and NCAA Division I superstar Caitlin Clarke is the MVP 

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This season, 22-year-old basketball star Caitlin Clark has been making headlines with the Iowa Hawkeyes, breaking scoring and attendance records.

She’s also brought mainstream attention to women’s college basketball, a sport historically eclipsed by its men’s counterpart. It’s not just fans taking notice either, Clark is encouraging more brands into the league too, with Nike, State Farm and Gatorade all clamoring to work with her.

Joining Adweek community and brand editors Luz Corona and Rebecca Stewart to discuss the so-called “Caitlin Clark effect” on both the WNBA and culture at large are Adweek reporters Mollie Cahillane and Jason Notte.

The four unpack the impact Clark has already had in her short but stratospheric career, and what it means for the future of college basketball, the WNBA and NBA.

Stream the new episode below, listen and subscribe on Apple Podcasts, or find it on Spotify.