Pickard becomes contributor at FanSided

Andersen Pickard has joined FanSided as an MLB contributor to cover all 30 teams, with a focus on the Boston Red Sox. Pickard also worked as a news desk correspondent at the RotoBaller sports website. He held the same post at FantasyPros, which provides information on fantasy sports tools and content. He also worked as […]

Rude swaps SB Nation for Vox Media

Vox Media has named Jacob Rude editor-in-chief of Lakers SBN, SB Nation’s Los Angeles Lakers blog. Recently, he was a sports reporter at SB Nation. Previously, Rude worked as a sports editor at the Huntington Herald Press in Indiana. He also held the posts of co-editor-in-chief of “Lake Show Life” and then editor-in-chief of “Bustling […]

The Athletic’s contributor Shooble departs

Ahmed Shooble, a contributor at The Athletic, has left. In his new role, he has joined Versus as a senior writer. He wrote on X/Twitter: “Excited is an understatement – can’t wait to get started!” During his time at The Athletic, he covered AFC Bournemouth. Before this, he freelanced, with his work appearing in The […]

FanNation appoints Caudell publisher, AllHawks.com

Jackson Caudell has taken on the role of publisher for AllHawks.com at FanNation, part of the Sports Illustrated Network. He wrote on X/Twitter: “I will still be covering Georgia Tech and that coverage won’t be slowing down! Super excited.” Caudell also contributed to Prime Time Sports Talk and FanSided. Caudell has a bachelor’s degree from […]

NitchTV launches Sports First channel

The following excerpt was sent out from nexttv.com: SportsFirst will feature content from sports leagues and athletes and is available on Samsung TV Plus, LG Channels and Amazon Freevee. SportsFirst is the initial free, ad-suppoted television (FAST) channel NitchTV plans to launch via MuxIP. “We see audience discovery and retention for Sports First content leading the category […]

Mesa, Ariz. NBC station hires Pepper as sports reporter

The following excerpt was sent out from beaumontenterprise.com: Holton Pepper has joined the on-air team at 12News [part of KPNX-TV, the NBC station in Mesa, Ariz.] as a 409Sports Reporter, first appearing Oct. 6 during The 409Sports Blitz, according to a news release from 12News. Pepper grew up in Nacodogches and Kilgore, where he played varsity […]

Baltimore’s ABC TV station hires Connolly to cover sports

Dan Connolly, a senior baseball writer at The Athletic who was laid off in June 2023, has joined WMAR-TV Ch. 2, an ABC affiliate in Baltimore. Connolly wrote on X/Twitter: “For the Orioles playoff run, I have joined @WMAR2News to provide O’s analysis for both TV and website. I’ll be at every game writing O’s […]

Washington state paper hires Rosenfield as sports reporter

Dan Rosenfield has joined the Longview Daily News, a Washington state paper owned by Lee Enterprises, as a sports reporter. He wrote on X/Twitter: “I made a separate Twitter account for the role, @DRosenfieldTDN. Go follow me on there for updates on high school sports around Southern Washington and Northwest Oregon!” Rosenfield previously worked for […]

Hoff takes on Mizzou sports beat at St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Award-winning journalist Eli Hoff is the new University of Missouri Athletics beat writer at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Recently, he served as Mizzou athletics campus correspondent. Hoff wrote on X/Twitter: “It’s an honor to step into this role, and I’m incredibly excited for it. This is a dream opportunity.” Previously, Hoff was at the Columbia […]

Veteran journo McClafferty launches ‘Sport Matters’ podcast

The following was sent out from businessmole.com: Sports commentator Donagh McClafferty has announced the launch of his new podcast series, “Sport Matters,” which can be streamed for free on both Spotify and BandCamp. McClafferty, who is based in the Republic of Ireland and has more than 30 years of experience in sports journalism and commentary, […]