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Forbes hires CNBC’s Young to cover sports business

May 29, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Jabari Young

Forbes has hired CNBC sports reporter Jabari Young.

He has been covering news ranging from big TV network sports contracts to the influence of agents to the growth of sports gambling.

He joined CNBC in October 2019 and previously covered the NBA and San Antonio Spurs for The Athletic. Before that, he covered the Spurs’ 2013-2014 championship run for the San Antonio Express-News. In between San Antonio stints, Young worked at NBC Sports Northwest in Portland, covering the Trail Blazers for the 2014-2015 season.

Earlier in his career, he spent time at The Philadelphia Tribune and as a production assistant at NBC Sports Philadelphia.

Young received his bachelor’s degree in journalism from Temple University.

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