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Montclair State University in NYC - The New Sports Journalism: Opportunities and Conflicts

February 17, 2016, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
SponsorSchool of Communication and Media, College of the ArtsMore Informationhttp://www.montclair.edu/arts/school-of-communication-and-media/events/spring-2016-events-schedule/Posted InSchool of Communication and Media
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This inaugural event in a series of panel discussions focuses on the evolving role of the media in sports journalism. This discussion will highlight the role and direction of sports coverage in society today and what aspects remain relevant to the fans and profitable for stakeholders.


The School of Communication and Media at Montclair State University is bringing together the industry’s leaders and innovators, including commissioners, owners, players and commentators to discuss the business of sports, assess the state of sports journalism and the issues at stake behind the money flowing into the game.

Panel participants include:

  • Moderator - Kelly Whiteside, Assistant Professor of Sports Media and Journalism, Montclair State University
  • Val Ackerman - Commissioner, Big East Conference
  • Felix Alvarez-Garmon - SVP of Latin America, Mexico & US Hispanic, IMG Media
  • Harvey Araton - Sports Reporter and Columnist for The New York Times
  • Carlos Fleming - SVP of Talent Management, WME / IMG
  • Andrew Hawkins - Wide Receiver, Cleveland Browns

Registration is required by February 12. You may register online, or by contacting Jenna Villani, Office of Alumni Relations, at 973-655-7872 or villanij@mail.montclair.edu.