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MOLLY YANITY, Ph.D.

mollykyanity@gmail.com

(206) 851-8014

184 Putnam Ave.

Hamden, CT 06517




ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism, August 2013-present

Quinnipiac University School of Communications, Hamden, Conn.
Coordinator, Masters of Science in Journalism & Sports Journalism, July 2016-present

Quinnipiac University, School of Communications, Hamden, Conn.


Interim Director, Master of Science in Journalism program, July 2014-June 2015

Quinnipiac University School of Communications, Hamden, Conn.
Adjunct Instructor, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, May 2013-August 2013

Ohio University, Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohio
Graduate Instructor, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, August 2009-May 2013

Ohio University, Scripps College of Communication, Athens, Ohio


EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy, Mass Communication, May 2013

Certificate, Women’s & Gender Studies, May 2013

E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University

Dissertation title: “Publishing for Paydirt: Analyzing How Messages about Big-Time College Football Reinforce Power”

Chair: Aimee C. Edmondson

Committee: Courtney E. Cole, B. David Ridpath, Michael S. Sweeney


Master of Science, Journalism, June 2011

E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, College of Communication, Ohio University

Thesis title: “Identifying Ethical and Legal Challenges and Solutions in Online Coverage of Recruiting High School Athletes”

Chair: Michael S. Sweeney

Committee: Aimee C. Edmondson, Patrick Washburn


Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, 1996

Point Loma Nazarene University
PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Publications (3)

Saks, J. & Yanity, M. (Spring 2016). “The Not-So-Neutral Zone: ESPN, Agenda-Setting, and the National Hockey League,” Dr. Mary Lou Sheffer (Ed.), Journal of Sports Media.


Yanity, M. (Winter 2013). “Publishing for paydirt: A case study of an athletic department writer,” Dr. Paul M. Petersen (Ed.), International Journal of Sports Communication.
Yanity, M. & Edmondson, A. (Winter 2011). “Ethics and the online coverage of recruiting high school athletes,” Dr. Paul M. Petersen (Ed.), International Journal of Sports Communication.
Book Chapter (1)

Yanity, M. “Publishing for paydirt: A case study of an athletic department writer,” Case Studies in International Journal of Sport Communication. Edited by Paul Pedersen, Human Kinetics (2016).


Academic Reviews (2)

Yanity, M. (Fall 2016). “Media Review: Four Falls of Buffalo.” Dr. Michael S. Sweeney (Ed.), Dr. Murray G. Phillps (Ed.), Journal of Sport History.


Yanity, M. (Spring 2016). “Book Review: A Devil’s Bargain: The Black Press and Black Baseball, 1915-1955.” Dr. Michael S. Sweeney (Ed.), Journalism History.
Professional Publications (1)

Kahler, J., Davis, C., Moran, P. & Yanity, M. (2012) The 2012 National Sports Forum Corporate & Industry Survey Report. Seaver Marketing Group: San Diego.


Popular Publications (5)

Yanity, M. (Feb. 24, 2016).Sports Panel Highlights Tough Times for Real Journalism on Sports.” MediaShift.org. http://mediashift.org/2016/02/sports-panel-highlights-tough-times-for- real-journalism-on-sports/


Yanity, M. (May 23, 2015). “While watching UAB football controversy, a question arises: Are black students in college for my entertainment?” AL.com.

http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2015/05/while_watching_uab_football_co.html


Yanity, M. (December 4, 2014). “How to Teach Sports Journalists to Get Out of Their Comfort Zone.” PBS MediaShift.org. http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2014/12/how-to-teach-sports- journalists-to-get-out-of-their-comfort-zone/
Yanity, M. (September 2, 2014). “Sports Journalism Programs Rise, But Can They Take the High Road?” PBS MediaShift.org. http://www.pbs.org/mediashift/2014/09/sports-journalism- programs-rise-but-can-they-take-the-high-road/

Yanity, M. (November 8, 2011). “The Stench From Penn State Permeates Big-Time College Sports.” Chronicle of Higher Education. http://chronicle.com/article/The-Stench-From-Penn-State/129683/


Encyclopedia Entries (3)

Yanity, M. (2013). America’s Cup. In M.R. Nelson (Ed.), American Sports: A History of Icons, Idols and Ideas (vol. 1, pp. 53-55). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.


Yanity, M. (2013). The Catch. In M.R. Nelson (Ed.), American Sports: A History of Icons, Idols and Ideas (vol. 1, pp. 221-223). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
Yanity, M. (2013). WNBA. In M.R. Nelson (Ed.), American Sports: A History of Icons, Idols and Ideas (vol. 4, pp. 1472-1474). Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.


REFEREED PRESENTATIONS/PANELS (21)

“’Are We There Yet?’: Updating the Question for Women in Sports Journalism.” Presented at Equity and Equality of the Sexes in Communication Conference, Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication, Florida International University, June 2016.


“Framing The Excess: A Content Analysis of The Coverage of College Athletics Spending.” Accepted for presentation to Sport and Society Conference, Green Bay, Wisc., May 2016.
“Televised CrossFit Competitions Have the Potential to (Tire)Flip Masculine Hegemony on Its Head.” Presented to the Sports Interest Group at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication National Convention, San Francisco, August 2015.
Panelist. “Women, Violence and Sports.” Presented to the Sports Interest Group at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication National Convention, San Francisco, August 2015.
Panelist. “Dōmo arigatō, Mr. Roboto: The Merits (and Ethics) of Robot Reporting in Sports.” Presented to the Sports Interest Group at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication National Convention, San Francisco, August 2015.
Panelist. “Teaching Diversity Through Sports.” Presented at the Broadcast Education Association annual convention, Las Vegas, April 2015.
“Tackling Habermas: A Theoretical Analysis of Michael Sam, Twitter, and The Public Sphere.” Presented to The Eighth Summit of Communication & Sport, Charlotte, March 2015.
“The Not-So-Neutral Zone: ESPN, Agenda-Setting, and the National Hockey League.” Presented to the Sports Interest Group at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication National Convention, Montreal, Quebec, August 2014.
Panelist. “So you said you wanted a job: How should doctoral students prepare themselves for the job market.” Presented at AEJMC annual conference for GLBT Interest Group/Graduate Student Interest Group, Montreal, Quebec, August 2014.
“Playing for Power: A thematic analysis of college football coverage in Seattle.” Presented at The Seventh Summit of Communication & Sport, New York, March 2014.
“’Come with Some Knuckles’: An examination of the mediated spectacle of football coaches’ aggression on TV across competitive levels.” Presented at The Seventh Summit of Communication & Sport, New York, March 2014.
Panelist. “Athletic Female Bodies: Between Sexualization and Self­Empowerment.” National Women’s Studies Association annual conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, November 2013.
“Publishing for Paydirt:
An ethnographic analysis of an athletic department writer.” Presented at The Sixth Summit on Communication and Sport, Austin, Texas, February 2013.
“The Spectacle of Violence: A content analysis of the coverage of lynchings in the Reconstruction South Era as compared to modern coverage of concussions in the NFL.”

Presented at The Sixth Summit on Communication and Sport, Austin, Texas, February 2013.


Organizer and Moderator. “Sports Media & History: Making the Old New and the New Old.” American Journalism Historians Association annual conference, Raleigh, October 2012.
“Local or National?: An examination of fans’ perceptions of college football scandal coverage.” Presented to the Sports Communication Interest Group at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication National Convention, Chicago, August 2012.
“Fine and Punishment: James Harrison, NFL fines and USA Today’s construction of black masculinity.” Presented to the Minorities and Communication Division at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication National Convention, Chicago, August 2012.
“Reality and Perception: Mad Men, Norman H. Strouse & The J. Walter Thompson Company in the 1960s.” Presented at American Journalism Historians Association annual conference, Kansas City, October 2011.
Panelist. “Teaching History.” American Journalism Historians Association annual conference, Kansas City, October 2011.
“Identifying Ethical Challenges and Solutions in the Online Coverage of Recruiting High School Athletes.” Presented to the Media Ethics Division at Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication National Convention, St. Louis, August 2011.

“Digging, Dodging, and Daring: How WFAA-TV and the Dallas Morning News Covered the SMU Football Scandal of 1987.” Presented at American Journalism Historians Association annual conference, Tucson, October 2010.



TEACHING EXPERIENCE (41 courses)

Professor of Record, COM140: Storytelling (2)

Developed and executing syllabus, lectures and exercises for a graduate course in sports reporting. Brought in practicing professionals on a weekly basis. (Fall 2016 x2)


Professor of Record, JRN361: Introduction to Sports Reporting (1)

Developed and executing syllabus, lectures and exercises for a graduate course in sports reporting. Brought in practicing professionals on a weekly basis. (Spring 2015)


Professor of Record, JRN504: Multimedia Reporting (1)

Developed and executing syllabus, lectures and exercises for a graduate course in multimedia reporting. Focusing on news values and audience trends, students produce multimedia projects based on data. Audio and video editing and production are primary, while visualization tools such as BatchGeo, StoryMap, easel.ly, and Timeline JS are employed, as well. (Spring 2015)


Professor of Record, JRN589/500/450: Graduate and Senior Seminar – Sports, Media & Capitalism (4)

Developed and executed syllabus, lectures and exercises for a graduate/senior seminar in which students analyze the historical relationship between sport and the media with capitalism serving as the foundation. Quinnipiac University. (Fall 2016, Spring 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014)

GUEST SPEAKER ARRANGED:

* Dave Zirin, Author & Sports Editor, The Nation, November 2015


Professor of Record, JRN450: Senior Seminar – Sports as News (1)

Developed and executed syllabus, lectures and exercises for a senior seminar in which students analyze sports coverage for news values while enhancing critical thinking skills about globalism, capitalism, sexism, racism and other cultural backdrops. Quinnipiac University. (Spring 2014)

GUEST SPEAKER ARRANGED:

* Jason Page, Host, NBC Sports Radio, March 17, 2014


Professor of record, JRN305: Reporting for the Web (6)

Developed and executed syllabus, lectures, exams, and exercises for course focused on building skills for the digital news environment, including social media, visual media tools, content management systems, search engine optimization, as well as theories on speed-vs.-accuracy, and ethics. Quinnipiac University. (Spring 2016, Fall 2014, Spring 2014 x2, Fall 2013 x2)


Professor of record, JRN160: Introduction to Media Writing (6)

Developed and executed syllabus, lectures, exams, and exercises for course focused on news fundamentals, including the inverted pyramid, interviewing, AP style and identifying news values and elements. Quinnipiac University (Spring 2016, Fall 2015x2, Spring 2015x2, Fall 2013)

GUEST SPEAKER ARRANGED:

* Ashley Luthern, Reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Fall 2013


Instructor of record, JOUR314: Fundamentals of Online Journalism (7)

Developed and executed syllabus, lectures, exams, and exercises for course focused on building skills for the digital news environment, including social media and multimedia tools. Ohio University (Spring 2013, Winter 2012, Winter 2011 x2, Fall 2010, Summer 2010, Winter 2010)


Instructor of record, JOUR3140 ONLINE ONLY: Fundamentals of Online Journalism (1)

Developed and executed syllabus, lectures, exams, and exercises for course focused on building skills for the digital news environment, including social media and multimedia tools. Ohio University (Summer 2013)


Instructor of record, JOUR233: Information Gathering (4)

Developed and executed syllabus, lectures, exams, and exercises for course designed to introduce students to interviewing and reporting techniques, such as finding and developing sources, identifying and accessing public and private information, how to use the Web and social media to find and gather information, as well as filing FOIA requests. Ohio University (Spring 2012, Winter 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2010)


Instructor of record, JOUR470: Sports Writing (3)

Developed and executed syllabus, lectures, exams, and exercises for course designed to teach students basic sports journalism functions and practices, as well as introduce students to a critical approach to sports culture. My syllabus demanded students employ multimedia platforms, blogs, visual media tools, and social media in gathering, reporting, and disseminating sports news. Ohio University (Spring, 2013, Spring 2011, Spring 2010)



  • Student Nick Piotrowicz’s final project for the 2010 class was published in Slam! Magazine, a national publication devoted to basketball. http://www.slamonline.com/online/the-magazine/features/2011/01/wheres-the-beef/


Instructor of record, JOUR231: News Writing (2)

Developed and executed syllabus, lectures, exams, and exercises for course focused on news fundamentals, including the inverted pyramid, identifying news values and elements, etc. Incorporating multimedia platforms and blogging into the fundamentals was a key component of my syllabus. Ohio University (Summer 2012, Fall 2009)


Instructor of record, JOUR331: Reporting Contemporary Issues (1)

Developed and executed syllabus, lectures, exams, and exercises for course that introduced students to in-depth issues reporting and long-form journalism using a multimedia approach. Ohio University (Winter 2010)


Online Facilitator, POLS319: Gay & Lesbian Politics (2)

Supported instructor of record by initiating and moderating class participation in online discussion boards; developed assessment rubric and assigned grades for 58-70 students. Ohio University (Summer 2013, Summer 2012)



GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS (9)
QU School of Communications Summer Research Grant, $4,000. October 2016.
2016 Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication travel grant, $200, April 2016.
2015-16 Quinnipiac University Scholarship of Teaching & Learning Scholar, $3,000. 2015-16.
2015 Fellow, Lillian Lodge Kopenhaver Center for the Advancement of Women in Communication, Florida International University. August 2015-present.
QU School of Communications Summer Research Grant, $10,000. September 2015.
QU School of Communications Winter Break Research Grant, $5,000. December 2014.
QU School of Communications Summer Research Grant, $5,000. Summer 2014.
Allushuski Graduate Fellowship in Women’s and Gender Studies. $1,000. Fellowship asks winner to commit to presence on campus by offering one public lecture and facilitating a reading group each semester to serve Ohio University Women’s and Gender Studies certificate students and majors.
AEJMC Graduate Student Travel Grant. $650. June 2012.


SERVICE TO THE ACADEMY

Vice Chair, Sports Communication Interest Group, AEJMC, August 2016-present.
Research Chair, Sports Communication Interest Group, AEJMC, August 2015-August 2016.
Journal Reviewer

Journalism History. Michael S. Sweeney, Ed.
Communication & Sport. Lawrence A. Wenner, Ed.
International Journal of Communication & Sport. Paul M. Pedersen, Ed.
Conference Reviewer (8)

Reviewer, Papers. Commission on the Status of Women, AEJMC annual conference, Minneapolis, August 2016.
Reviewer, Papers & abstracts. Sport Interest Group, ICA annual conference, Fukuoka, Japan August 2015.

Reviewer, Papers & abstracts. Sports Communication Interest Group, AEJMC annual conference, San Francisco, August 2015.
Reviewer, Papers & abstracts. The Eighth Summit on Communication and Sport, Charlotte, March 2015.
Reviewer, Papers. Newspaper and Online News Division, AEJMC annual conference, Montreal, August 2014.
Reviewer, Papers. Sports Communication Interest Group, AEJMC annual conference, Montreal, August 2014.

Reviewer, Papers, abstracts & panels. The Seventh Summit on Communication and Sport, New York, February 2013.
Reviewer, Research in Progress abstracts. American Journalism Historians Association annual conference, New Orleans, November 2013.
Discussant. Sports Communication Interest Group, Top Papers. AEJMC annual conference, Montreal, August 2014.
Research Committee Member, International Association of Communication and Sport, August 2013-2015.
Teaching Chair, Sports Communication Interest Group, AEJMC, August 2013-2014.
Reviewer, Book of the Year. American Journalism Historians Association annual conference, Oklahoma City, October 2015.
Reviewer, Book of the Year. American Journalism Historians Association annual conference, St. Paul, Minn, October 2014.
Reviewer, Book of the Year. American Journalism Historians Association annual conference, New Orleans, September 2013.
Chair, Graduate Student Committee, American Journalism Historians Association, October 2011-2013.
Graduate Student Liaison, Sports Communication Interest Group, AEJMC, August 2011-2013.
SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY

QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS, ETC.

Faculty Adviser, Quinnipiac University student chapter of Association for Women Sports Media, Sept. 2014-present. Founded and organized AWSM@QU, which cincludes 12 female and male undergraduate and graduate students; schedule and facilitate guest speakers via Skype, host resume and cover letter critiques, host social gatherings, public lectures, film festival and fundraiser.

EVENTS ARRANGED/CHAPERONED:

* Night at the Ballpark, Bridgeport Bluefish game with media relations directory Marc Schwartz, Sept. 2016

* AWSM national convention, Miami, Fla., July 2016

* Exclusive tour of Madison Square Garden with MSG VP Courtney Jeffries, NY Knicks game

GUEST SPEAKERS ARRANGED:

* Courtney Schilling, social media director, Cleveland Cavs, Spring 2016

* Rachel Lenzi, college football beat writer, Toledo Blade, Sept. 2015

* Anne Krook, Author/Entrepreneur/Consultant, April 29, 2015

* Maiken Baird, Director/Producer, “Venus and Serena,” April 5, 2015



* Molly Qerim, Host, NFL Network, Winter 2014

Speaker, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, QU Student Affairs, April 2016.
Co-Moderator, An Evening with Michael Sam. QU Student Affairs, March 3, 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4YNTqH1VXCI&feature=youtu.be

Citation Reader, Commencement, May 2015. Read the citation for the degree conferral of New York Times columnist Adam Bryant.
Marshall, Commencement, May 2014 & May 2016.
UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

Member, Writing Across the Curriculum committee, May 2013-present. Contribute to an interdisciplinary faculty committee that develops and promotes practices that lead to better student thinking and stronger student writing.
Member, Athletics Council, Quinnipiac University, May 2013-present. Assist in the development of academic policies and procedures for the QU athletic department, a member of the NCAA and the Mid-Atlantic Athletic Conference, as well as the East Coast Athletic Conference (men’s & women’s ice hockey).
Faculty Liaison to the Varsity Rugby team, May 2014-present. Serve as a non- athletics department resource for players and coaches.

SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATIONS COMMITTEES

Chair, Graduate Committee, Sept. 2016-present.
Chair, Core Curriculum – Writing course committee, May 2015-Summer 2016. Scheduled meetings, recorded minutes, led discussions on the writing course COM140: STORYTELLING that became part of the core curriculum. Led the development of the syllabus, execute implementation, train faculty.
Chair, Core Curriculum committee, January 2015-May 2015. Scheduled meetings, recorded minutes, led discussions on the core curriculum that resulted in a change from four to three classes in the core.
Member, Summer Research Grant Proposal Review Committee. May 2015.
Member, Diversity Council, January 2014-present. Assist in the development and implementation of the diversity plan for the College of Communications.
Member, Graduate Committee, September 2014-Fall 2016.
DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM SERVICE, COMMITTEES

Member, DEC for Kevin Convey, 2016.
Organizer, J-TALKS 2015, Sept. 21, 2015. Organized event and hosted panel of young journalism professionals: Will Frasure (MLB Advanced Media), Wesley Lowery (Washington Post), Amanda Lucci (Us Weekly) and Joe Ragazzo (Talking Points Memo).
Co-Organizer, J-TALKS 2014, Oct. 9, 2014. Helped Journalism Department chair Kevin Convey department organize event in which CBS 60 Minutes senior correspondent and author Armen Keteyian spoke.
Initiated & oversee @QUjournalism, the Quinnipiac University Journalism Department’s Twitter handle, August 2013-present. 860 followers.
Member, 3+1 Curriculum Committee. Spring 2015-present.
Member, Search Committee, Chair appointment. Fall 2014.
Member, Search Committee, Teaching Faculty appointment. Fall 2014.
OHIO UNIVERSIY

Founder, Association for Women in Sports Media – Ohio University chapter, August 2012-May 2013. Founded and organized AWSM@OhioU, which included 21 female and male undergraduates; schedule and facilitate guest speakers via Skype, host resume and cover letter critiques, host social gatherings and public lectures. http://www.awsmohiou.com

Moderator, First Annual Conference for Queer Studies, Ohio University, April 20-21, 2012.
Co-Organizer, Scripps School of Journalism’s First Student-Alumni Sports Journalism Trip (Chicago), April 20-21, 2012. Helped plan and coordinate trip to Chicago for 12 undergraduates to meet and network with Scripps alumni working in sports media at the Associated Press, Chicago Sun-Times, Chicago Bulls, Chicago Cubs, and ESPNChicago.

Organizer/Fund-Raiser/Moderator, “An Evening with Sara Ganim,” April 13, 2012. Initiated and planned 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner Sara Ganim to speak at Ohio University, also raised funds for her expenses and a $1,000 honorarium. Hosted and moderated the event.

http://www.scrippsjschool.org/blog/post.php?postID=397&blogID=9


Mentor, Women’s Center Mentoring Program, Ohio University, Jan. 2012-May 2013.
Vice President for Finance & Administration, OU Graduate Student Senate, elected one term, May 2012-May 2013.
Member, Search Committee for the Dean of the Scripps College of Communications, November 2011-Spring 2012 Add input for list of questions to candidates, review resumes, participate in interviews, contribute to essays recommending candidates.
Graduate Student Representative, Publishing Board, Ohio University, Spring 2011-2013. Three-year term. Attend regular board meetings, interview candidates for editor-in-chief of the independently run student newspaper The Post and vote, advise and assist financial manager, advise and assist student editors.
Adviser to the Sports staff (unofficial, but regular capacity), The Post, Ohio University, September 2010-2012. Meet weekly with the sports staff of the independently run student newspaper The Post to critique issues, plan editorial budget, and advise.
Vice President for Communications, OU Graduate Student Senate, elected two terms, Fall 2010-2012. Pushed for recognition of education benefits for spouses of graduate students under contract, organized “Justice for Trayvon Martin” rally and march, assisted in the organization of a vigil to recognize and support LGBT youth.
Graduate Student Representative, Ohio University Curriculum Council, Fall 2010-2011.

Vice Chair for LGBT Affairs, OU Graduate Student Senate, 2010.

ACADEMIC/SERVICE HONORS

Outstanding Ph.D. Student, E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. Ohio University. April 2013.
Recipient, Celebrating Women: Leaders On & Off The Court. Ohio University Women’s Center. February 2012.

Recipient, Robert L. And Teri W. Gerbig Graduate Scholarship. $500. Ohio University, 2009-10.

ACADEMIC RADIO/TV/NEWS APPEARANCES

Interview as expert. Topic: Female sports journalists make a video of men reading mean tweets. Wilmington, Del., WDEL 101.7 FM. Aired April 28, 2016.
Interview as expert. Topic: Indian Wells CEO disparages female tennis players. Hudson Valley, N.Y., ESPN The Classroom, WGNY 1220-AM. Aired March 26, 2016.
Interviewed as expert. Topic: Hartford’s chances of landing a professional sports organization. “Data says Hartford a pro sports city, but reality says different,” Hartford Business Daily. Published August 24, 2015.
Interviewed as expert. Topic: New England Patriots, Tom Brady & Deflategate. Waterbury, Conn., Talk of the Town with Steve Noxon, WATR 1320 AM. Aired May 18, 2015. Listen here
Interviewed as expert. Topic: New England Patriots, Tom Brady & Deflategate. Hamden, Conn., The Steve Savino Show, WQUN AM. Aired May 15, 2015.
Interviewed as expert. Topic: Super Bowl Halftime shows. “YouTube Halftime Shows Set Stage for Cross-Channel Ads,” E-Commerce Times. Published February 3, 2015.
Interviewed as expert. Topic: Ray Rice, Domestic Violence & the NFL. Hamden, Conn., The Steve Savino Show, WQUN AM. Aired Sept. 16, 2014.
Interviewed as expert. Topic: Ray Rice, Domestic Violence & the NFL. Hartford, Conn., The Real Story, FOXCT. Aired September 14, 2014. View here
Interviewed as expert. Topic: USC fumbles story of heroics on Josh Shaw. Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs, NBC Sports Radio. Aired August 28, 2014. Listen here
Interviewed as expert. Topic: Becky Hammon becomes first female full-time NBA assistant, Hudson Valley, N.Y., ESPN The Classroom, WGNY 1220-AM. Aired August 9, 2014.
Interviewed as expert. Topic: Erin Andrews replaces Pam Oliver on FOX on NFL sidelines. Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs, NBC Sports Radio. Aired July 23, 2014.
Interviewed as expert. Topic: Erin Andrews replaces Pam Oliver on FOX on NFL sidelines. Hamden, Conn., The Steve Savino Show, WQUN AM. Aired July 16, 2014.

Interviewed as expert. Topic: Adrian Peterson and the “Great Man” theory. Cincinnati, Ohio, The Marc Amazon Show, 700WLW. Aired Oct. 18, 2013.
Interviewed as expert. Topic: United States Tennis Association event in New Haven, NBC Connecticut Evening News. Aired Oct. 10, 2013.
Interviewed as expert. Topic: College athletic conference realignment, Hudson Valley, N.Y., ESPN Radio WGNY 1220-AM. Aired September 2013.
Interviewed as expert. Topic: NCAA’s sanctions of Penn State, Athens, Ohio, WOUB-TV. Aired July 23, 2012.
Interviewed as Graduate Student Senate representative. Topic: Domestic partner educational

benefits issues at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, WOUB-TV. Aired March 9, 2010.



INVITED SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Podcast guest, Episode 1, “The Other 51.” SportsMediaGuy.com. Listen here. June 13, 2016.
Guest speaker, “Sexual Assault Prevention in the Workplace.” Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Student Affairs, Quinnipiac University, April 27, 2016.
Panelist, “Growing Up LGBT: An Event Sponsored by GLASS,” Quinnipiac University, April 13, 2016.
Panelist & guest speaker, “Say NO To Sexism in Sports,” Scripps College, Ohio University, April 4, 2016. Traveled to Ohio University and spoke on a panel, as well as hosted a brown-bag session for faculty members.
Podcast guest, “NSJC Pod No. 2.” National Sports Journalism Center, Indiana University. Guest of Dr. Galen Clavio, Director, NSJC for the Center’s monthly podcast. Listen here. October 7, 2015.
Guest speaker, “Sports: A Level Playing Field Or A Site of Imbalance.” Ohio University. Traveled to Ohio University and spoke to approximately 30 freshmen in the College of Arts & Sciences as part of the Visiting Lecturer Series for the Freshman Convocation. April 2, 2015.
Guest speaker, “How to Disrupt Masculine Hegemony in the Newsroom – Without Losing Your Job.” Department of Women’s, Gender & Sexuality Studies at Ohio University. Delivered a brown bag lecture and hosted a Q&A with about a dozen students and three professors. April 3, 2015.
Panelist, “Media Coverage and Female Athletes.” Quinnipiac University Athletics. Served on a panel for a movie screening and Q&A hosted by the Quinnipiac University Athletics and Recreation for National Girls & Women in Sports Day. February 10, 2015.

Guest Speaker, “Critical Race Theory & NFL Coverage.” SASM4000: Diversity and Sport. Served as a guest speaker in this undergraduate course in Ohio University’s Sports Administration program; Discussed the critical race theory and pervasive racism found in every-day coverage of the NFL and how that racism has tangible consequences to players, the league, and audiences. Spring 2013.
Guest Speaker, “The Breaking-News Process in Digital Journalism.” JOUR3140: Fundamentals of Online Journalism. Hosted one interactive class session to highlight the Breaking-News process in daily, digital journalism; Take students through the process from receiving an original tip to the first audience contact via Twitter to producing multimedia packages on deadline, coordinating a converged newsroom, and identifying ethical and accuracy issues on the fly. Ohio University. Fall 2012.
Speaker, “Engaging Your Readers.” Ohio University’s High School Journalism Workshop, Ohio University, June 29-30, 2012.
Speaker, Sports Writing session. Ohio University’s High School Journalism Workshop, Ohio University, June 2010.
Speaker, “Getting Started in the Business.” 10th Annual Writers Symposium by the Sea, Point Loma Nazarene University. San Diego, February 2004.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE (13 years)

Sports reporter, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2001-2009. Served as University of Washington Huskies football beat reporter from 2004-09; other beats included high school sports, University of Washington women’s basketball and Washington State University football; general assignment coverage included 2006 Super Bowl, Seattle Mariners baseball, University of Washington volleyball and more. Responsible for providing content for the site’s third-most heavily trafficked blog.
Content editor, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 2000-2001. Duties included daily maintenance and editing the website for SeattlePI.com; working with technological vendors to enhance entertainment pages.
Assistant editor, ESPN Internet Ventures, 1998-2000. Duties included providing original content for, and daily multimedia maintenance and editing of the websites for the Women’s National Basketball Association, the National Basketball Association and individual team sites.
Sports reporter, The Daily Pilot (Costa Mesa, Calif.), 1997-1998. Duties included covering four high school and two college athletic programs, Senior PGA and Davis Cup tennis competitions; writing two weekly columns; assisting with copy editing and pagination.
Sports reporter, Imperial Valley Press, 1996-97. Duties included covering eight high school and community college athletics programs; assisting with editing, photography and pagination.
News intern, San Diego Union Tribune, 1996. Duties included covering the delegates of and security issues surrounding the 1996 Republican National Convention.

Published as a paid freelance writer in the following publications:

* Birmingham News * Irish Eyes

* Cleveland Plain-Dealer * Northwest Sports magazine

* Contra Costa (Calif.) Times * Rivals.com

* Dallas Morning News * University Publications Sports Yearbooks



* Hartford Courant * Volleyball magazine

* Journal & Courier (Ind.) * Yachting magazine

* Los Angeles Times * San Diego Union-Tribune

* San Diego Daily Transcript * OHIO Today



PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

2008 Football Writers Association of America Best Writing Contest, third place, Feature category.


2008 Society of Professional Journalists Northwest Excellence in Journalism Awards,

third place, Sports News category.


2007 Society of Professional Journalists Northwest Excellence in Journalism Awards, second place, Sports Feature category.

2002 Society of Professional Journalists’ Northwest Excellence in Journalism Awards, second place, Online Sports Package category.


1998, Orange County (Calif.) Journalism Contest, Sports Feature category.

MEMBERSHIPS/PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Founding Member, International Association for Communication and Sport, 2011-present.


Member, Association for Education for Journalism and Mass Communication, 2009-present. (Sports Communication Interest Group, Commission on the Status of Women)
Member, Football Writers Association of America, 2006-present.
Member, Association of Women in Sports Media, 2006-present.
Member, National Women’s Studies Association, 2013-2015.
Member, United States Basketball Writers Association, 2009-2015.
Member, American Journalism Historians Association, 2009-2015.

POLLSTER

Voter, Associated Press Top 25 college football poll, two seasons, 2007 & 2008.
Selection committee, McDonald’s All-America Team, Washington state, 2004.
Voter, Associated Press Top 25 women’s college basketball poll, one season, 2001-02.

PROFESSIONAL RADIO/TV APPEARANCES

Weekly guest on “Elise at Night,” KJR-AM Seattle Sports Radio 950, 2007-08.


Weekly guest on “The Dennis Patchin Show,” KXLY-AM Spokane 700 ESPN The Ticket, 2006-08.
Guest expert, ESPNews, September 2005.
Analyst, “High School Sports Blitz with Paul Silvi,” KING 5 NBC, September 5, 2004.
Analyst, “College Football Preview Show,” Fox Sports Northwest, August 2002.


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