Canter hires by Sportico to be senior editor

Sports business news site Sportico has hired Bette Canter to be a senior editor. She has been a contributing editor and deputy editor of Runner’s World & Bicycling at Hearst Magazines for the past two years. Canter previously worked at Sports Illustrated as an associate editor and a producer. She was also a fact checker […]

Insider appoints Kwak senior editor for sports

Sarah Kwak will be joining Insider as senior editor of Sports. Recently, Kwak was a news editor at Sportico, having joined the sports business news site in June 2020. She has also served as a senior editor, writer-reporter and associate editor at Sports Illustrated. In her senior editor role at the magazine, she wrote and […]

Sportico news editor Kwak departs

Sarah Kwak, a news editor at sports business site Sportico, is leaving the news organization. She has been at Sportico since June 2020. She previously was a senior editor at Sports Illustrated, which she joined in 2007. She was also a writer-reporter and associate editor at the magazine. As senior editor, she wrote and edited […]

Sportico hires Atlanta Biz Chronicle reporter Jackson

Sports business news site Sportico has hired Atlanta Business Chronicle reporter Eric Jackson. He will start next month and move to New York. “I can’t wait to get started and be part of a super talented team,” he wrote on Twitter. “I’ll be moving to New York soon.” Jackson has been with the Business Chronicle since […]

Sportico seeks a business reporter

Sportico is hiring a dogged reporter to cover the sports business industry. The Sports Business Reporter will have a passion for breaking news and solid sources at every level of the industry who is interested in joining a dynamic publishing startup. We are seeking a strong writer who is well-connected with good sourcing within sports and entertainment, from […]

Sportico hires Pelit to cover finance and private equity

Sports business website Sportico has hired Asli Pelit to cover finance and private equity. She will start the first week of July. Pelit has been a Knight-Bagehot fellow at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism for the past year. She has been a multimedia journalist with the Voice of America in New York. She covers […]

Sportico hires Badenhausen as a reporter

Sports business publication Sportico has hired Kurt Badenhausen as a reporter. Badenhausen spent the last 23 years at Forbes magazine, most recently as a senior editor. He focused mainly on the business of sports and its annual franchise valuations. He also spent a lot of time digging into what athletes earn on and off the field of […]

Sportico strikes content deal with Bloomberg

Sports business news site Sportico has struck a deal with Bloomberg News to provide its content to the financial news service’s readers. Sportico was launched in 2020 by Penske Media Corp., and is led by former Bloomberg News sports business reporter Scott Soshnick. Soshnick spent 27 years at Bloomberg News and established himself as the […]

Sportico adds two editorial staffers with Intercollegiate acquisitions

Sports business news site Sportico has added two editorial staffers as part of its acquisition of The Intercollegiate, which covers college sports. The Intercollegiate cofounder Daniel Libit is joining as sports business reporter, and cofounder Luke Cyphers is joining as editor and reporter. “We can only offer our sympathies to the nation’s public university records […]

Why Sportico moves its launch date up three months

Kayleigh Barber of Digiday writes about sports business news site Sportico, which moved up its launch date by three months. Barber writes, “Originally set to launch in September during a ‘confluence of all the sports,’ Sportico CEO Dick Glover said his team decided to move up its launch to June 30 to cover the reopening […]