Marquette.edu

From the Press Box to the Sidelines to the Locker Room:
Women in Sports Journalism in the 21st Century

Christine Brennan speaking at Marquette University

  • Video
  • Share
  • E-mail

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Christine Brennan is an award-winning USA Today sports columnist, best-selling author, and commentator for ABC News, ESPN, NPR and Fox Sports Radio. Brennan is the most widely read female sports columnist in the nation and author of seven books, including Inside Edge, named one of the top 100 sports books of all time by Sports Illustrated. Her most recent book is Best Seat in the House: A Father, A Daughter, A Journey Through Sports.

ABOUT THE TALK

Brennan spoke on the barriers women in sports and sports journalism have had to overcome and their accomplishments throughout history including Title 9, a law enacted in 1972 that gave women the right to play sports during their high school and college education.

ABOUT THE SERIES

Axthelm Lecture: Each year, a notable journalist speaks during the Pete and Bonnie Axthelm Memorial Program scholarship award ceremony. This year’s lecture was in conjunction with the Centennial Celebration of Women at Marquette University.

Learn more

LINK

 

EMBED

Bookmark this page

E-mail link to a friend

Your name: *
Your e-mail address: *
Friend name: *
Friend e-mail address: *
Message:
Antispam check: * Enter the two words above, separated by a space. Include any hyphens. Can't identify the words? Click here for another pair.

*Required fields

 

Marquette University LogoThe Difference Network offers access to key thought leaders on and off campus. New video content is added regularly.


Get notified of new content.


 

Rajiv Vinnakota

Being an owner: Practicing humility, stubbornness and optimism
Rajiv Vinnakota spoke the the Marquette community about the challenges and successes he and founding partner Eric Adler faced when starting the SEED foundation.

More Human Interest Videos





Explore The Difference Network