From Our Students

Jun 20, 2018

Friendship Games: About Our Team

A 2018 graduate of the University of Maryland’s Merrill College of Journalism, Julia Karron was the co-host of the Washington Bullpen podcast for the Washington bureau of Capital News Service. Julia, who grew up in Bethesda, Maryland, works in the sports department at The Washington Post and has previously interned with Slate’s sports podcast “Hang [...]

Diplomacy meets basketball at 2018 Friendship Games
Jun 19, 2018

Diplomacy meets basketball at 2018 Friendship Games

In 2005, after seeing generations of children from neighboring countries and cultures grow up amid conflict, Ed Peskowitz and Arie Rosenzweig tried a novel approach to diplomacy – a basketball tournament.

Povich Center celebrates Class of 2018
May 21, 2018

Povich Center celebrates Class of 2018

After the Philip Merrill College of Journalism commencement ceremony on May 21, the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism invited several new graduates to sign the Povich Center wall.

ESPN’s Michael Wilbon Accepts Lacy-Smith Award
May 8, 2018

ESPN’s Michael Wilbon Accepts Lacy-Smith Award

Michael Wilbon, a sportswriter and co-host of ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption,” was filled with emotion after becoming the fourth winner of the Sam Lacy-Wendell Smith Award at a luncheon Sunday, May 6, at Nationals Park in Washington.

Reflection: Women, Sports and Media
May 1, 2018

Reflection: Women, Sports and Media

Merrill College student MacKaiya Cherry reflects on the Women, Sports and Media conference co-hosted by the Povich Center and espnW, an event “jam-packed with remarkable women who are dominating in the world of sports journalism.”

Reflection: Povich Center Workshop & Jamboree
Apr 29, 2018

Reflection: Povich Center Workshop & Jamboree

High school and college students had the opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade of sports journalism at the Povich Center Workshop & Jamboree on April 14.