Sports Biz Journal hires Silverman, promotes Smith

Sports Business Journal has tapped Alex Silverman as a staff reporter, covering the world of hockey and soccer. He returns to the Journal in Charlotte, where he was a staff writer for Sports Business Daily from 2013 to 2017. He has also covered the media industry at CableFax and recently, covered the sports business as […]

Sports Biz Journal parent close to deal for SportTechie

The parent company of the Sports Business Journal is close to an agreement to purchase SportTechie, reports Jacob Feldman and Scott Soshnick of Sportico. Feldman and Soshnick report, “Launched in 2013, SportTechie has offered online news and events, with a listed team of 10 employees. Financial terms of the deal have not been announced. “‘Our parent company, Advance, prohibits us (and […]

Burns joins Sports Business Journal as staff writer

Mark Burns has left his post at Morning Consult to join the Sports Business Journal as a staff writer covering NHL hockey. Burns as a senior sports business reporter for the Morning Consult for the last eight months. He also founded the Sports Business Chronicle, where he acted as editor-in-chief. Additionally, Burns has written for […]