Pickman departs Sports Illustrated for The Athletic

Ben Pickman has joined The Athletic as a national staff writer to cover the WNBA and women’s college basketball. Recently, Pickman worked as a video producer and recently as a writer/editor at Sports Illustrated. He interned at CNN and was a fellow at the Center for Journalism Ethics. Pickman has a B.A. from the University […]

Sports Illustrated writer Shapiro departs

Michael Shapiro, NBA writer at Sports Illustrated, has left. Shapiro’s tweet reads, “I won’t be gone for long. Stay tuned for what’s next.” Shapiro had been with Sports Illustrated for more than five years. He joined in January 2017 as an editorial intern. Previously, he was a prep sports writer for the Austin American-Statesman. He […]

The Athletic hires Demeyer on the live/breaking news team

Tess Demeyer will join The Athletic’s live/breaking news team. Recently, she was an associate digital producer at Sports Illustrated. Demeyer covered the 2020 Olympics for NBC Sports. She interned at The Dallas Morning News, USA Today and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and freelanced for The New York Times. Demeyer is a Brown University graduate.

Sports Illustrated to become a monthly in 2020

Sports Illustrated was a weekly publication until 2015. Then, in January 2018, the magazine reduced to twice a month publication. Now, in 2020, the magazine is to become a monthly, Yahoo Finance has learned. Additionally, the magazine will have four special issues and the Swimsuit Issue. This will make a total of 17 issues in […]