The Girl in the Pressbox: Fun and Games

The welcome into my “Sports Writing” course last semester was a brief reading assignment at the end of the syllabus. It was an article written by Shelby Strother, of the Detroit News, about the true nature of being a sports writer. Getting into games for free sounds fun, sure. And it is. Talking to players…

Sports reporting: A woman amongst men

I’ve been the only female in the press box. I’ve sat in a room full of men at press conferences. I’ve felt like I haven’t been taken seriously before. There are more like me, but I am definitely in the minority. It doesn’t bother me though. I knew going into the sports writing business that…