Maryland sports journalism students Daniel Oyefusi and Danielle Stein

Advisory Board

The advisory board for the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism assists in further establishing the center as a leader in sports-journalism education and public discussion of sports, politics, culture, business, race, gender and ethics.

Advisory board members represent the most recognizable brands in sports and media: The Washington Post, USA Today, ESPN, Fox Sports, Sports Business Journal, SiriusXM, MSG Network, the NFL and Dick’s Sporting Goods, among others. They include some of the most familiar personalities in sports media. Fourteen members of the board are University of Maryland alumni.

Advisory Board

Portrait of Christine Brennan

Christine Brennan

Columnist, Commentator, USA Today, CNN
Portrait of Alan Bubes

Alan Bubes

Washington Area Businessman
Portrait of Bill Carter

Bill Carter

Principal, Bill Carter Co.; Former Partner, Fuse Marketing
Portrait of John Eisenberg

John Eisenberg

Author, Columnist,
Portrait of Len Elmore (‘74)

Len Elmore (‘74)

Professor of Sport Management, Lawyer, Analyst, Former Athlete
Portrait of Margaret Engel

Margaret Engel

Director, Alicia Patterson Journalism Foundation, Journalist
Portrait of Emilio Garcia-Ruiz (‘84)

Emilio Garcia-Ruiz (‘84)

Editor in Chief, San Francisco Chronicle
Portrait of Robert Klemko (’10)

Robert Klemko (’10)

Reporter, Washington Post
Portrait of Tim Kurkjian (‘78)

Tim Kurkjian (‘78)

Major League Baseball Analyst, ESPN
Portrait of Peter Land

Peter Land

Chief Communications and Sustainability Officer, Dick’s Sporting Goods
Portrait of Aimee Leone (‘84)

Aimee Leone (‘84)

Senior Vice President of Talent Relations, FOX Sports
Portrait of Monica McNutt (’13)

Monica McNutt (’13)

Analyst, MSG Network
Portrait of John Ourand (‘89)

John Ourand (‘89)

Media Reporter, Sports Business Journal
Portrait of Daniel Oyefusi (’19)

Daniel Oyefusi (’19)

Reporter, Miami Herald
Portrait of Nick Pietruszkiewicz (’00)

Nick Pietruszkiewicz (’00)

Senior Editor, *Advisory Board Chair
Portrait of Jon Schwartz (‘97)

Jon Schwartz (‘97)

Senior Vice President of Communications, Marketing, Digital and Social Media, Big Ten Conference
Portrait of Alan Schwarz

Alan Schwarz

Data Journalist, Former New York Times Investigative Reporter
Portrait of Roxanna Scott

Roxanna Scott

Managing Editor, Sports, USA Today
Portrait of Aaron Solomon

Aaron Solomon

Coordinating Producer, ESPN
Portrait of David Steele (’85)

David Steele (’85)

Journalist, Author, The Sporting News, The Undefeated
Portrait of Danielle Stein (’19)

Danielle Stein (’19)

Sports Reporter, WCAV-TV, Charlottesville
Portrait of Carl Sessions Stepp

Carl Sessions Stepp

Professor Emeritus
Portrait of Scott Van Pelt

Scott Van Pelt

Host, SportsCenter, ESPN
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