Race in Sports and Sports Journalism

Five generations of Medill alumni kicked off the Beyond the Box Score lecture series as they discussed the role that race plays in sports and sports journalism and how that role has changed in recent years.
Panelists:
Kevin Blackistone (BSJ81) – ESPN “Around the Horn” panelist and Shirley Povich Chair in Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland
Bob Eaton (BSJ63) – Former Senior Vice President and Managing Editor at ESPN
Coley Harvey (BSJ07) – Florida State athletics beat reporter for the Orlando Sentinel
Sean Jensen (BSJ98) – Chicago Bears beat writer for the Chicago Sun-Times
Ndidi Massay (BSJ89) – Director of Business Operations and Development for ESPN Rise