ESPN senior culture editor Jerkins set to depart
Morgan Jerkins, senior culture editor for The Undefeated, ESPN, will be leaving her post at the end of the year.
The New York Times best-selling author had previously worked as a senior editor at ZORA digital magazine Medium. Before that, she was an associate editor for Catapult, an independent publisher that hosts a digital magazine and writing workshops.
Her work has also appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Esquire, The Atlantic, The Guardian, Rolling Stone, VOGUE, The Rolling Stone, Ebony, Talking Points Memo, and Vulture, among many others.
Jerkins regularly teaches in Columbia University’s MFA program in nonfiction and previously held the Guest Professorship Picador Chair at Leipzig University in Germany.
Jerkins graduated from Princeton University.