Seeing sports in virtual reality

Michael Berger (BSJ01) has worked at some of the biggest sporting events in the world. The Super Bowl. The Final Four. The Olympics. But after more than 15 years working in traditional broadcast/sports television, he was ready for a new challenge. And he found one....

Medill Sports Podcast – Episode 3

Eric Burgher joined Medill Sports Podcast host Elan Kane to talk about his unique opportunity to travel to Houston with his classmates to cover all of the events surrounding Super Bowl LI. The trip was part of Medill Explores, a week-long suspension of classes that...

Six things I learned on the way to the Super Bowl

By Hannah Gebresilassie Up until two days ago, I thought I would be in Georgia covering Super Bowl LI action in the streets of Atlanta. Instead, I’m in route to Texas with an opportunity to cover the action from the streets of Houston, and maybe from inside NRG...

Students to experience Houston, NYC sports scenes

The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons are heading to Houston for Super Bowl LI, and so are 11 Medill students. The students, part of the school’s graduate sports media specialization, will have all-access passes to report on the Super Bowl experience from...

From Medill to the Super Bowl parade

By Lee Schechter (MSJ14) I never expected to be covering the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots for ESPN Boston less than one month after graduating with an MSJ from Medill. My Medill education and networking put me in position for an experience of a lifetime....