Sideline to Byline: Sports’ return to normalcy still spells difficulty for journalists

Well folks, we did it. This is the last week of classes and I am signing off as a sports columnist — even if just temporarily.  It’s crazy to think I started this job during a pandemic … when no sports were happening. I remember the first Daily Trojan sports editor meeting over Zoom — […]

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Sideline to Byline: Diversity numbers must translate into opportunity in sports media

When people ask me how I became a sports editor, I always say I kind of fell into the role. I checked the sports section box on my Daily Trojan application thinking nothing of it — a week later I was scrambling to follow a golf scorecard for a recap due in less than 72 […]

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Sideline to Byline: Bring out the personal in sports media

Alright I’m going to let you in on a USC sports media secret: Men’s basketball head coach Andy Enfield is one intimidating dude. Originally from Shippensburg, Penn. but starting his coaching career at Florida Gulf Coast University, Enfield has this southern sharpness to his answers. He isn’t afraid to let you know when a question […]

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