On the Move: Sports journalism staff moves in May 2020


By Erik Hall

These are people who were “On the Move” during May 2020. They have made professional moves in sports media.

If there was a move in your department or you made a move during May that is not included, you can contact Erik Hall at hallerik7@gmail.com.

  • Adam Amin joined the Chicago Bulls as TV play-by-play broadcaster. 
  • John Bombatch announced his departure as sports editor from the Fairborn (Ohio) Daily Herald. 
  • Bailey Carlin joined Barstool in a full-time role. 
  • Rana Cash took the news director role at the Savannah (Georgia) Morning News. She had been sports editor at the Louisville Courier Journal. 
  • Mike Freeman announced his departure as an NFL columnist for Bleacher Reporter. 
  • Drew Hill became the Memphis Grizzlies reporter for The Daily Memphian. 
  • Dan Huss departed his role as sports editor at the Eden Prairie News in Savage, Minn. 
  • Robert Irby joined the Independent Tribune in Concord, N.C., as a sports reporter. 
  • Maddie Lee announced she joined NBC Sports Chicago to cover the Cubs. She was previously with The Oklahoman covering the Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • Stacy Long became sports editor of the Florence (Alabama) Times Daily. He previously worked at the Montgomery (Alabama) Advertiser. Long replaced Gregg DeWalt as sports editor.  
  • Bernie Miklasz was laid off as a sports reporter and host for 101 ESPN in St. Louis. 
  • Ed Odeven started his role as sports correspondent for Japan Forward.  
  • Rob Parker joined Deadspin as a weekly columnist. 
  • Colin Peters became a sports reporter at the Oskaloosa (Iowa) Herald. 
  • Nora Princiotti joined The Ringer to cover the NFL. She previously covered the New England Patriots for The Boston Globe. 
  • Jourdan Rodrigue started covering the Los Angeles Rams for The Athletic L.A. 
  • Bill Roseberry announced he was laid off as a sports reporter at Advantage in Godfrey, Ill. 
  • Tim Schmitt has been named Golfweek Magazine managing editor and USA Today Network’s golf coordinator. 
  • Peter Schmuck departed The Baltimore Sun as a sports reporter. 
  • Chris Schoonover announced he was laid off as sports editor at the Beauregard (La.) Daily News. 
  • Mike Sherman became executive editor of Oklahoma Watch. He previously was sports editor of the Tampa Bay Times. 
  • David Smith said he was laid off by The Athletic as a NASCAR reporter. 
  • Jason Whitlock’s contract expired with FOX, and it was not renewed. 
  • The Democrat and Chronicle in Rochester, N.Y., saw the departures of sports editor Steve Bradley and sports reporter Leo Roth

The Las Vegas Review-Journal named Sam Gordon as UNLV reporter and moved Mark Anderson to a general assignment reporting role.



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