Sports PR Summit NYC Returns to The Players’ Tribune in 2017

July 20, 2016

NEW YORK, NY (July 21, 2016) – The Sports PR Summit (@SportsPRSummit) announced today that The Players’ Tribune (@PlayersTribune) will return as the presenting sponsor and host of the 2017 Sports PR Summit. The annual event will take place at The Players’ Tribune headquarters in New York City during the third week of May in 2017. […]

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See What Top Senior Sports PR Executives Are Saying About the Sports PR Summit

June 8, 2016

If you scroll through the Sports PR Summit website, you will see testimonials pop up from our attendees. But in case you’d like to see the testimonials all in one place, here’s what senior sports PR executives are saying about the Sports PR Summit: Burt Lauten, Communications/PR, Pittsburgh Steelers: “The Sports PR Summit was a […]

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Recap of the 2016 Sports PR Summit Presented by The Players’ Tribune

May 22, 2016

The 2016 Sports PR Summit presented by The Players’ Tribune took place on May 17 at The Players’ Tribune in New York City. Senior executives, athletes and select media came together for featured conversations and panel discussions over the course of the full-day event. Below is a recap written by Sports PR Summit Academic Partner […]

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Sports PR Summit Adds West Coast Event to be Hosted at Twitter HQ on July 20

March 29, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (March 8, 2016) – The Sports PR Summit (@SportsPRSummit) announced today that a west coast event focused on storytelling via social media and digital platforms is being added in San Francisco, California. The Sports PR Summit Social Media Workshop hosted by Twitter, will take place on July 20, 2016 at Twitter headquarters […]

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NASCAR Legend Jeff Gordon Added to 2016 Sports PR Summit Lineup

February 24, 2016

SPORTS PR SUMMIT ANNOUNCES FOUR-TIME NASCAR CUP SERIES CHAMPION & NASCAR ON FOX ANALYST JEFF GORDON AS FEATURED CONVERSATION FOR 2016 NEW YORK, NY (February 24, 2016) – The Sports PR Summit (@SportsPRSummit) announced four-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion and NASCAR on FOX analyst Jeff Gordon (@JeffGordonWeb) as the Afternoon Featured Conversation for the 2016 […]

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Reflection on year two of the College Football Playoff

February 9, 2016

By Gina Lehe (@Gina_Lehe) As Super Bowl 50 concluded, it felt like a good time to pause, stop and smell the proverbial roses. January quickly came and went amidst debriefing meetings, budget consolidation and customer surveys. All in all, year two of the College Football Playoff was another success. Despite numerous accolades and accomplishments during […]

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Active Audience and Shifting Narratives in Social Media

January 4, 2016

By Jimmy Sanderson, Ph.D. (Sport and Social Media Scholar, Clemson University) – @Jimmy_Sanderson Social media technologies play a prominent role in sports. Sports fans can customize information based on their preferences and also seek out interaction with athletes, coaches, reporters, and team employees. Sport organizations also have utilized social media in a variety of ways, […]

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Tips From a News Editor on How to Make Your Pitch Compelling

December 3, 2015

By Matt Pepin Sports Editor, Last spring, as I considered ways to make the Boston Globe’s online coverage of the Boston Marathon unique and compelling, an interesting email landed among the 300 or so I get every day in my inbox. It was headlined simply “Feature Interview Opportunity – Meb Keflezighi” – which is […]

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Sports PR Summit Announces Miami Dolphins Owner & RISE Founder Stephen M. Ross as Opening Featured Conversation

December 1, 2015

NEW YORK, NY (December 2, 2015) – The Sports PR Summit (@SportsPRSummit) announced Related Companies Chairman and majority owner of the NFL’s Miami Dolphins Stephen M. Ross as the Opening Featured Conversation for the 2016 Sports PR Summit on May 17 at The Players’ Tribune (@ThePlayersTribune) in New York City. Ross is also the founder […]

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Hints for Hiring The Next Generation of Sports PR Pro's

November 16, 2015

By Keith Strudler (@KeithStrudler) Director of Marist Center for Sports Communication The landscape of communication education in colleges and universities has changed in the past several years in more ways than we can list. In fact, today’s university may seem almost foreign to those long removed from campus. Many senior sports PR professionals probably didn’t […]

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