Video: Women in Sports Media

On Dec. 6, 2014, during a “Journalism/Works” program in the Newseum’s Knight TV Studio, the Newseum Institute explored the experiences and challenges faced by some of the top female sports journalists working today.


  • Mary Byrne, managing editor/sports, USA Today
  • Sally Jenkins, columnist, The Washington Post
  • Marcia Keegan, vice president for production, ESPN
  • Andrea Kremer, reporter, HBO’s “Real Sports” and NFL Network
  • Monica McNutt, reporter, NewsChannel 8
  • Rachel Nichols, sports journalist, CNN and Turner Sports
  • Lesley Visser, sports reporter, CBS Sports and “The NFL Today”


  • George Solomon, director, Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism
  • Christine Brennan, columnist, USA Today; commentator, ABC News, CNN and PBS

The program was presented by the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism, the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, and the Newseum Institute.

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