Axon joins Sports Biz Journal to cover the Olympic beat

Sports Business Journal has hired Rachel Axon to cover the Olympic beat and the 2024 Paris Games. Previously, Axon was a sports investigative reporter at USA Today, where she investigated a variety of issues, focused on sports, institutional response to sexual abuse and Olympics. There, she also won a SABEW award for government writing (large […]

Portnoy to join Sports Biz Journal as college sports reporter

Sports Business Journal has hired Benjamin Portnoy to serve as a college sports reporter. He joins from The State Newspaper, where he worked as a South Carolina football reporter. Previously, Portnoy served as a Mississippi State athletics reporter, where he focused on football, basketball and baseball. Portnoy has a B.A. in journalism, political science and […]

Sports Business Journal seeks a staff reporter – tech

Sports Business Journal is a globally recognized brand that is the go-to news and network source for thousands of sports business professionals. Producing breaking news every day, hosting over 20 events a year, and offering excellent content to thousands of subscribers, the task of amplifying the brand socially is a large and important one. Responsibilities: […]

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 […]