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ESPN’s Jemele Hill Highlights 5th Annual Speaker Summit At Louisville

What: 5th Annual SPAD Speaker Summit

When: Friday, February 28, 2014

Where: Brown and Williamson Club, Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium

The University of Louisville’s sport administration program will feature ESPN’s Jemele Hill at its fifth annual SPAD Speaker Summit. The summit brings together professionals from the sports business industry for presentations and discussions in law, communications, and career development


8:00 – 9:30      NABJ Breakfast

9:30 – 9:50      Speaker Summit Registration  

9:50 – 10:00    Welcome

10:00 – 10:55  Panel 1 — Alumni/Career Development

  • Moderated by Sam Schmidt
  • Tim Sceggel, Associative Director of Athletics for Compliance and Operations, Covenant College
  • Dominick Fitzgerald, Director of Marketing and Fan Enhancement, University of Louisville
  • Matt Roberts, Executive Director, JAM Brands Sports and JAM Active

11:00 – 11:45  Panel 2 — Sports Communications

  • Moderated by Brandon Joseph
  • Billy Reed, Executive Editor, Catholic Sports Network  
  • Eric Crawford, Journalist, WDRB Sports

11:50 – 12:15  Lunch

12:20 – 1:30    Keynote Presentation — Jemele Hill, Sports Reporter/Journalist, ESPN  

1:35 – 2:20   Panel 3 — Sports Law

  • Moderated by Jeff Levine
  • Darren Heitner, Sports/Entertainment Attorney at Wolfe Law Miami, Contributor
  • Geoffrey Rapp, Professor of Law and Values, University of Toledo College of Law

For more information on registration, visit here.

One reply on “ESPN’s Jemele Hill Highlights 5th Annual Speaker Summit At Louisville”

Concerning Jemele Hill: ESPN can take Hill out of the ghetto, but cannot take the marbles out of her mouth. Some things are impossible.

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