September 22, 2020 7:00pm — September 22, 2020 8:00pm
ZOOM | REGISTRATION REQUIRED | FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
The Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism will host a virtual panel with members of the The Washington Post reporting team that broke the story surrounding alleged harassment inside the Washington Football Team organization. Click the following links to read their reporting: From Dream Job to Nightmare and Lewd cheerleader videos, sexist rules: Ex-employees decry Washington’s NFL team workplace.
The link to join the Zoom conference will be sent to registrants the day of the panel. Call-in options will also be available.
Please register by Monday, Sept. 21.
Liz Clarke – Sports Reporter, Washington Post – During her two decades as a sportswriter for The Washington Post, Liz has spent eight seasons covering the Washington Football Team. She has covered nine Olympics for The Post, including the 2018 Winter Games. She has also covered two World Cups and written extensively about college sports, tennis and auto racing. She is also a regular contributor to “The Tony Kornheiser Show” podcast.
Will Hobson – Sports Reporter, Washington Post – Will is a national sports reporter for The Washington Post. He has previously worked for the Tampa Bay Times, The Daytona Beach News-Journal and the Panama City News Herald. In 2014, he was awarded a Pulitzer Prize in local reporting for his work on Tampa Bay Times stories about abusive landlords and squalid conditions in publicly subsidized housing for Tampa’s homeless. His stories have also been honored by the Associated Press Sports Editors.
Matt Rennie – Deputy Sports Editor, Washington Post – After arriving at The Post as a copy editor on the sports desk in 1999, Matt became the college sports editor in 2001 and was named to his current position in 2009.
The panel will be moderated by Mark Hyman, director of the Povich Center at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Mark spent more than four decades as a sports journalist and seven years serving as a Professor of Sport Management at The George Washington University School of Business.