John Skipper was interviewed by Jemele Hill at the Web Summit in Lisbon on Tuesday, and as much fun as it would’ve been if they broke down their exits from ESPN from the last year and got super candid about it, the talk essentially focused on the global streaming entity DAZN that Skipper is trying to build. 644 more words
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Jemele Hill Tells Nothing But The Truth About Being Labeled Black and Political In First Interview Since Leaving ESPN
Jemele Hill and Michael Smith made history at ESPN by being the first all-Black anchor team on “SportsCenter” in February 2017. They both have left ESPN and now Hill has sat down for her first interview since the departure—and she drops some truths about how they were treated at the network. 328 more words
It’s been a year since the controversial tweet, made by award-winning journalist and sports anchor Jemele Hill, brought heat to the sports broadcasting world when President Trump and she went toe-to-toe on the topic of the NFL Player’s boycotting the national anthem. 264 more words
Jemele Hill’s next stop? The Atlantic.
The ex-ESPN personality will join the magazine to cover the intersection of sports, race, politics, gender, and culture according to an announcement from Jeffrey Goldberg, the magazine’s editor-in-chief. 191 more words