Category Archives: Sports

Job Shadow: Leader-Telegram sports reporter Nick Erickson

By Katie Gerber From football to hockey. Girls, boys, high school or college Nick Erickson, a sports reporter for the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram, has covered many sporting events throughout the Chippewa Valley over the last 18 months. While he attended the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, … Continue reading

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Women sports journalists endure harassment

By Katie Gerber It is questionable whether the public really knows the kind of abuse that women in the sports journalism industry face. In August of 2015 Sports Illustrated published an article  detailing the abuse women reporters face in the locker rooms … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Sports editor brings years of experience to his community

By Travis Nyhus David Greschner has spent over 40 years as a part of The Chronotype, a weekly newspaper publication in Rice Lake, Wisconsin and the surrounding areas. He graduated with a degree in journalism in the Class of 1975 … Continue reading

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Stereotypes persist in coverage of MLB players

By Travis Nyhus Sports media professionals have gotten into a trap when covering international players, specifically those that are Latino, focusing more on stereotypes rather than critical analysis of a player’s ability. This has become increasingly problematic over the last … Continue reading

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Area substitute teacher finds passion in coaching

By Nick Schauer As the gymnasium begins to fill with fans at Gilmanton High School in West Central Wisconsin, the assistant coach tends to her players, making sure they are stretched out and mentally prepared for the night’s match-up. It’s … Continue reading

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Job Shadow: Timberwolves PR manager always on the move

By Kyle Naber When attending sporting events, fans usually do not consider what is going on behind all of the action. There is a game within the game, one that does not always get attention, but is extremely important. Aaron … Continue reading

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