June 17 12:00 PM - June 17 1:00 PM
POWER LUNCH - Sports Journalism
School of Professional Studies
Join us for this very special conversation with Barry Wilner, Head Associated Press Writer for the NFL and SPS Adjunct Professor about working in the sports journalism field! REGISTER
Manhattanville Adjunct Professor Barry Wilner has been a sportswriter for The Associated Press since 1976. He is currently the AP's Lead NFL Writer/Editor, oversees the organizations voting process for individual awards recognized by the league, and for the All-Pro Team. Barry has staffed every Super Bowl since the 1987 game between the Denver Broncos and New York Giants and is also is a Pro Football Hall of Fame voter. He has covered 14 Olympics, including 10 Winter Games, where he has been the lead writer on figure skating. He has also covered nine World Cups as the AP's main writer/editor. Professor Wilner’s other beats have included tennis, championship fights, major golf tournaments, TV sports, and hockey - his favorite sport.
Beyond the AP, Barry has written 77 books, many of them targeted for a children's audience, and all within the sports realm.