Tag: Women In Sports

The Score's moment of reckoning in Dan McNeil

The Score's moment of reckoning in Dan McNeil
Not so long ago, l guest-lectured at Columbia College in Chicago. My topic? ‘A Woman’s experiences in Sports Journalism.’ To the Gen Y’s in the room, who had grown up in a Post-Title IX era, it seemed incredible that l had to fight for my place in sports journalism, that l, as a Pre-Title IX... Read more »

End the boys club: ESPN 1000, WSCR &The Game need to hire female radio sports hosts

End the boys club: ESPN 1000, WSCR &The Game need to hire female radio sports hosts
Listen to Chicago radio sports hosts. On 670 the Score, there’s Mully & Hanley, Boers & Bernstein, etc.  At 87.7 The Game, there’s Kap & Haugh, Jarrett, Harry & Spike. At ESPN 1000…Mike & Mike, Carmen & Jurko, Waddle & Silvy. What’s the similarity between all these shows?  Obviously: THEY’RE ALL MEN! Four decades after... Read more »

Calling all graduates: Who is the 'Token Female?' And how did I get here?

Calling all graduates: Who is the 'Token Female?' And how did I get here?
NOTE: This column is dedicated to recent graduates: A very talented Features Editor from Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills wrote a story about me for their award-winning student newspaper, the Moraine Valley Glacier.  She just graduated from MVCC, and looks forward to a publishing career.  Speaker tells class ‘Be Fearless’ Posted by Ciara Barnett on... Read more »
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