School of Communication and Media, Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center Present “Covering Baseball in a Changing Media” on February 13

Panel discussion to explore challenges of covering baseball in the 21st century

The School of Communication and Media and the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center will host a panel discussion titled “Covering Baseball in a Changing Media,” on Wednesday, February 13, at 10 a.m. at the Yogi Berra Museum.

Moderated by Marc Rosenweig, the School's assistant professor of Television and Digital Media, the panel will be comprised of three sports journalists and will explore the challenges of covering baseball in a changing media age. The panel guests are:

•    Paul Hagan
Paul Hagan is a reporter for and is one of the top baseball writers and columnists in the country. This summer, he will be inducted into the sportswriter's wing of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, N.Y. During his career, Hagen has covered the Philadelphia Phillies, Texas Rangers and Los Angeles Dodgers and has also served as national baseball columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News.

•    Russ Salzberg
Russ Salzberg is the sports director for WNYW and My9 television stations in the New York market. With an on-air career spanning nearly 25 years, he has provided extensive coverage of both the New York Yankees and the New York Mets. He has also hosted sports-talk radio programs on WFAN.

•    Jeff Bradley
Jeff Bradley is a veteran sports writer covering all things baseball. After starting his career as a reporter for Sports Illustrated, he moved to the New York Daily News, where he covered the New York Yankees from 1992-1995. He was one of the founding editors and a senior writer for ESPN: The Magazine. Most recently, he served as a baseball columnist for The  Star-Ledger.

The event is open only to University students, faculty and staff. The panel discussion will be recorded and released as part of the University’s Carpe Diem public affairs program later in the month.

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