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Friday, July 28 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
"Stick to Sports" - Why You Shouldn't

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Presented by AAJA Sports Task Force

The political climate transcended to all realms, including sports and entertainment. Frequently, those in the sports and entertainment realms face blowback in the "stick to your job" mold. You will hear from those in sports and entertainment who felt it was important to make their voices heard, in spite of the criticism to come.

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Michael Kim

Host, 120 Sports/Stadium
Michael Kim is an award-winning sports journalist with nearly 30 years of experience.  After receiving his master's degree at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Kim began his career in Washington DC before spending 17 years at ESPN.  He left in 2013 to help launch... Read More →

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Dylan MacNamara

Director, Talent & Media, Bleacher Report
One of Bleacher Report's early employees, Dylan has been with B/R since 2009. He's worn a number of different hats over the years, including serving as the site's NFL and NBA editor. Since 2014, Dylan has overseen the talent acquisition group, and recently has gotten involved with... Read More →
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Kimberley Martin

N.Y. Jets Beat Writer, Newsday
Since joining Newsday in November 2007, Kimberley A. Martin has covered everything from local news to high school sports to the Super Bowl. In 2011, she was named the National Association of Black Journalists' "Emerging Journalist of the Year" for her outstanding achievement and balanced... Read More →
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Adnan Virk

Anchor, ESPN
Born in Toronto, Ontario, I landed a job as a sportscaster with ESPN in May of 2010. I've had the good fortune to work on a variety of sports, from baseball to college football, on radio and television.

Friday July 28, 2017 11:00am - 12:30pm EDT
Commonwealth Hall A1