Lauletta joins Sports Illustrated to cover breaking/trending stories

Sports Illustrated has hired Tyler Lauletta to work on breaking and trending news stories. Over more than seven years at Insider, Lauletta held the posts of commerce reporter and then sports reporter. Lauletta graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia. You can congratulate Lauletta on X/Twitter.

Sports Illustrated hires Casselberry as breaking news writer

Ian Casselberry has taken on the role of breaking news writer at Sports Illustrated. He wrote on X/Twitter: “Grateful for such an opportunity in the current sports media industry and eager to work with the great team being assembled.” Casselberry has worked as a columnist at Barrett Sports Media in North Carolina and contributed to […]

Sports Illustrated appoints Pesavento exec editor, digital

Sports Illustrated has named Mark Pesavento executive editor of digital. Since February 2019, he has been working as a media consultant. Previously, Pesavento served as vice president, digital content at NFL Media. He also held VP posts at Fox Sports Digital and USA Today Sports Media Group. He served as senior editor, assistant managing editor […]

Journalist Shelton departs SI/FanNation’s Wildcats Today

Hunter Shelton, a lead editor at Wildcats Today, a FanNation/Sports Illustrated channel, wrote on Twitter: “Personal/career news: Yesterday was my last day on the Kentucky beat. Covering UK in my first year out of school was an opportunity I’m beyond grateful for. After 23 years in Lexington, it’s time for a change.” At Wildcats Today, […]

Kelly joins Denver Post as deputy sports editor

The Denver Post has hired Sarah Kelly as a deputy sports editor. Her tweet reads: “This is the kind of role I’ve been working toward for 12 years, so I’m stoked. I’ll be in Denver next month.” Recently, Kelly was a copy editor at Sports Illustrated from where she was laid off. She was also […]

Sports Illustrated seeks a breaking/trending news writer

Sports Illustrated is seeking a Writer for its breaking/trending news team. This individual will focus on producing high-quality content that covers both hard news and news that aligns more with the intersection of social media and sports. Sports Illustrated aims to provide news, guidance and knowledge to both the die-hards and the everyday sports fan. […]

Coleman joins The Athletic as Formula One staff writer

The Athletic has hired Madeline Coleman as a F1 staff writer. Recently, she was a writer and editor at Sports Illustrated, where she also interned. Coleman freelanced for various outlets. She held the posts of sports reporter, senior investigative reporter and senior sports reporter at The Daily Tar Heel, the student-run newspaper serving the communities […]

Sports Illustrated copy editor Kelly laid off

Sarah Kelly, a copy editor at Sports Illustrated was laid off. She joined in September 2020. Kelly’s tweet reads: “Hey Sports Illustrated just laid me off so I guess if anyone’s looking for an editor I’m newly available. Amusingly, this is almost 5 years to the day since SB Nation laid me off.” Kelly was […]

Sports Illustrated axes 17 jobs, announces a dozen openings

Sports Illustrated has announced layoffs for 17 staff members in conjunction with opening 12 new positions. It’s not clear whether the 17-for-12 announcement indicates an intention to swap out higher salaried employees for those with less experience; the new hires will be comprised of journalists and editors. What is known is that co-editor in chief […]

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 […]