Ringer hires Jones as senior editor

Lindsay Jones has joined The Ringer as a senior editor to help lead the NFL coverage. Recently, she was NFL reporter and features writer at The Athletic. She previously served as an NFL reporter at USA Today and a beat writer who covered the Denver Broncos and the NFL for The Denver Post, as well […]

Jones, reporter at The Athletic, departs

Lindsay Jones, NFL reporter and features writer at The Athletic, has left. Her Twitter announcement reads: “Today is my last day at The Athletic. I’m excited about a new professional adventure I’ll tell you about soon. But for now, I just want to say: Thank you.” Previously, she was an NFL reporter at USA Today […]

Niesen swaps the Athletic for the Washington Post

The following was sent out from The Washington Post’s sports editor Matt Vita and sports deputy editor Matt Rennie: We are very excited to announce that Joan Niesen will be joining The Post as an assignment editor in Sports overseeing coverage of the Washington Commanders and the NFL. Joan comes to us from the Athletic, […]

Garrick joins The Athletic as junior editor

Omar Garrick, a fan football writer/presenter at Reach plc, has left and joined The Athletic as a junior editor. Previously, he was a freelance sports news journalist at the BBC and a producer at BBC Radio 5 Live. Garrick worked at the Manchester Evening News and interned at The Independent and PA media alongside the […]

Parlapiano joins the Washington Post as quiz writer for emerging news products

The following excerpt was sent out from The Washington Post’s director for emerging news products Christopher Meighan: We are excited to announce that Amy Parlapiano is joining The Post as a quiz writer on the Emerging News Products team. In this new role, she will put her diverse skill set to good use, helping develop […]

The Athletic hires Burlaga as deputy news editor

Kate Burlaga has joined The Athletic as deputy news editor. She has worked as a soccer editor, writer and content consultant. Previously, Burlaga worked at Sky Sports as a sports journalist and then deputy soccer editor. She has also freelanced with Sky Sports and the Guardian/Observer. Burlaga has a B.A. from the University of Nottingham.

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.

The Athletic promotes Hay to deputy news editor

Anthony Hay is now a deputy news editor at The Athletic. In his new role, he will help the team with breaking news coverage and assist with live coverage of football games. He previously was a staff editor. He worked at MailOnline for over 5 years, serving as a freelancer, sports reporter, news editor, night […]

NY Times reconsiders acquiring The Athletic

The New York Times has reemerged as a potential buyer of The Athletic, after previously the two companies failed to reach an agreement in June. The Athletic has hired investment banking firm LionTree to facilitate a sale. The Athletic has a valuation of about $500 million, although the site is seeking as much as $800 […]

The Athletic senior writer Fowlkes departs

Ben Fowlkes, a senior writer at The Athletic, has left after more than 2 years. Previously, for close to 7 years, he was a columnist at USA Today. He has also written for MMAFighting.com and was a columnist at Sports Illustrated. He has also written and edited for Cage Potato. Fowlkes has a B.A. from […]