March 6: Beyond Sports in NYC


March 6: Beyond Sports in NYC
Feb 21, 2018

What: Beyond Sports: How Social Media Changed the Game for Athletes, Leagues and Fans

When: Tuesday, March 6, 5:30-8 p.m.

Where: Bleacher Report, 1633 Broadway, New York, NY 10019

The Philip Merrill College of Journalism, in conjunction with the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism and the UMD Alumni Association, invites you to join us at Bleacher Report’s new headquarters for an evening of networking and a compelling panel discussion.


Jermaine Spradley, executive editor at Bleacher Report
Frank Isola ’87, sportswriter at New York Daily News
Kevin Merida, editor-in-chief at ESPN’s The Undefeated
Tina Cervasio ’96, lead sports anchor at Fox5 NY
Rachel McNair MJ ’16, broadcast associate for CBS Sports
Drew Rauso ’14, creative producer for The Players’ Tribune
Brittany Cheng ’16, social media producer for SB Nation

Moderated by Kevin Blackistone, national sports columnist at The Washington Post and Professor of Practice at Merrill College.

The evening will include heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine and spirits.

There will be a private reception for Merrill alumni and Povich Center reporters starting at 5:30, followed by an open reception for all Maryland alumni and friends at 6:30 p.m.

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