Dec. 2: Legends of the Keyboard

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Dec. 2: Legends of the Keyboard
Nov 14, 2017

2 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 2

Seventh Floor 

Knight Conference Center

Newseum

‘LEGENDS OF THE KEYBOARD’ in Sports

Join us for a engaging discussion with a number of the leading sports writers of our times about the “Legends of the keyboard” who excel at the craft of spinning engaging stories, visual reports and compelling columns infused with the drama, personalities and sheer excitement of sports.

The program is the latest in an annual series about sports journalism co-sponsored by the Newseum Institute and the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism, at the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland.

Panelists:        [More panel members may be added]

·       Christine Brennan, author and The Washington Post, USA TODAY, ABC, PBS, CBS

·       Thomas Boswell, The Washington Post

·       Robert Lipsyte, author and New York Times

·       Kevin Merida, author, ESPN Senior VP, editor-in-chief of ESPN’s website The Undefeated

·       Claire Smith, Philadelphia Inquirer, New York Times, ESPN

·       Terence Smith, PBS, New York Times, CBS

Moderators: 

·       George Solomon, director, Povich Center and former assistant managing editor for Sports, The Washington Post

·       Gene Policinski, chief operating officer of the Newseum Institute and former managing editor/Sports, USA TODAY

 

Register here: http://www.newseum.org/event/legends-of-the-keyboard-the-best-of-american-sports-writing/?instance_id=51159

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