Sports Matters Symposium

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, 2 p.m. Joyce Hergenhan Auditorium, Newhouse 3

Presented by the Newhouse Sports Media Center

Syracuse University’s Newhouse Sports Media Center will host Sports Matters, a daylong symposium examining current issues in sports media. A series of panel discussions will include the following participants:

  • Cary Chow – Host/anchor/reporter, ESPN and
  • Jason Dumas ’11 – Sports director, WHAG-TV, Hagerstown, Maryland
  • Ahmed Fareed ’02 – Sports anchor, Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area
  • Dale Hansen – Sports director, WFAA-TV Dallas-Ft. Worth
  • Joel Kaplan, associate dean for professional graduate studies, Newhouse School
  • Patti Kleinman- Fallick ’78 – Senior director, broadcast operations, United States Tennis Association
  • Kimberley A. Martin G’06 – New York Jets beat writer, Newsday  
  • Dave McMenamin ’05 – Cleveland Cavaliers beat writer,
  • Sarina Morales ’08 – Morning host, “SportsCenter,” ESPN
  • Anne Osborne, associate professor of communications, Newhouse School
  • Simon Perez, assistant professor of broadcast and digital journalism,Newhouse School
  • Karl Ravech – Host, ESPN
  • William C. Rhoden – Retired columnist, The New York Times
  • Claire Smith – Coordinating editor, Universal News Group, ESPN/first female recipient of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for baseball journalism
  • Erika Wachter ’12 – Sports reporter, Fox 5 New York/ Former field hockey player, Syracuse University  
  • John Wildhack ’80 – Director of Athletics, Syracuse University/Former ESPN executive


Follow on Twitter at: #SportsMatters

For more information, contact:
John Nicholson

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