Sports Media, Broadcasting & PR

  • Women and minority reporters are becoming more visible on the broadcast network evening news programs.
  • Women reported 29% of 12,179 stories on the ABC, CBS and evening news netcasts in 2002, accoridng to the Washington-based Center for Media & Public Affairs.

Sports Media is defined as the news and events surrounding the world of sport. Once the lone domain of newspapers, sports media has evolved into radio shows, television shows and now specialty sites on the Internet. Examples of companies in print media include: Sports Business Journal, ESPN The Magazine, Golf for Women Magazine and the sports page of your local newspaper. Examples of companies in electronic media covering sports include: SportsCenter, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, ESPN, ESPN 2, Fox Sports, etc. Look into these companies or ones like them if sports media sounds interesting to you.

Sample Jobs

  • Sports Editor
  • Freelance Writer
  • Advertising Sales
  • Sports Talk Show Host
  • Affiliate Relations Director
  • Sports Writer
  • Graphic Designer
  • Producer
  • Photographer
  • Web Developer

Association of Women in Sports Media (AWSM)
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