Media Rumors

Nationally acclaimed sports journalist J.A. Adande will join the Medill School at Northwestern University starting in September as director of the new sports journalism program and as a faculty member. Adande has been a columnist for ESPN.com for nine years covering the NBA as well as a sideline reporter for NBA games. He has been a panelist for ESPN’s “Around the Horn” for the past 13 years. Previously, he wrote for the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post and the Chicago Sun-Times. “J.A. brings tremendous experience, talent and loyalty to Medill,” said Bradley J. Hamm, dean of the school. “I’ve been impressed with his dedication to students and his ideas and drive to make this program the best of its kind in the world.”
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Nationally acclaimed sports journalist J.A. Adande will join the Medill School at Northwestern University starting in September as director of the new sports journalism program and as a faculty member. Adande has been a columnist for ESPN.com for nine years covering the NBA as well as a sideline reporter for NBA games. He has been a panelist for ESPN’s “Around the Horn” for the past 13 years. Previously, he wrote for the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post and the Chicago Sun-Times.