As we have discussed, sports and sports media span the globe. But here’s a local look
you might put on your calendars for Friday.
This Friday, a panel of sports media professionals joins the EMC Friday Forum for a discussion of the current landscape of sports coverage on air, online, and in print. This is a must-attend for anyone interested in sports media. Confirmed guests include Dallas Jackson of NationalHSFootball.com, David Fox, from Athlon Sports, and Chris Childers from SiriusXM Radio.
1:00 PM, Friday, April 11 in COMM 103
Dallas Jackson is the national high school football analyst for and founder of NationalHSFootball.com. He has been compiling the HSFB100 rankings since the 2007 season. His work has been featured in Sports Illustrated, American Football Monthly, among many others, and he was featured in the Frontline special, Football High.
David Fox, senior writer/editor and social media director of Athlon Sports, the Nashville-based publisher of America’s Premier Sports Annuals; http://www.athlonsports.com; and Athlon Sports Monthly, the largest Sports Magazine in the U.S. Company awards include Publisher of the Year in 2007, Magazine of the Year in 2008, and an Emmy Award in 2009.
Chris Childers, an MTSU alumnus, hosts the weeknight edition of SiriusXM College Sports Coast to Coast.
Thanks goes to EMC New Media Instructor, Carla Swank for putting this together.