March 6, 2018 6:00pm — March 6, 2018 8:00pm

Join University of Maryland Philip Merrill College of Journalism alumni in Manhattan for a panel discussion on the changing role of sports journalists in the digital age.

The event is organized by the college’s Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism in conjunction with the University of Maryland Alumni Association and hosted by Bleacher Report. Register here.


Jermaine Spradley, executive editor at Bleacher Report
Frank Isola (’87), sportswriter at New York Daily News
Kevin Merida, editor-in-chief at ESPN’s The Undefeated
Tina Cervasio (’96), lead sports anchor at Fox5 NY
Rachel McNair (M.J. ’16), broadcast associate for CBS Sports
Drew Rauso (’14), creative producer for The Players’ Tribune
Brittany Cheng (’16), social media producer for SB Nation

The panel will be moderated by Kevin Blackistone, national sports columnist at The Washington Post and Professor of Practice at Merrill College.

When: Tuesday, March 6 at 6 p.m., starting with gathering time for the Merrill alumni community. The program begins at 7 p.m.
Where: Bleacher Report, 1633 Broadway, New York, NY 10019, Second floor.
Enter from Broadway if arriving before 7 p.m.; enter from 49th Street if arriving after

The evening will include heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine and spirits.

Questions? Email