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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Ken Rosenthal Now Writing On Facebook Because Fox Sports Sucks

Ken Rosenthal, who has been at FOX Sports since 2005, tweeted this afternoon that he is “wait[ing] to find a new writing home” now that FoxSports.com is all-video. Yikes.

Rosenthal is one of the industry’s top baseball reporters, and is flexible in his ability to break news and transactions and still file insightful columns. That he of all people would be displaced from his writing platform is bleak.

In the meantime, Rosenthal will be posting his columns to Facebook, he says

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 12, 2017 at 05:42 PM | 93 comment(s)
  Beats: fox sports, ken rosenthal, media

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Fox Sports eliminates digital writing staff in favor of promoting their debate shows

Must be because of their liberal takes on politics!

Fox Sports has axed their digital writing and editing team to create more video positions and promote their on-air personalities. Bloomberg’s Lucas Shaw reported the news at 1 p.m. Eastern Monday, citing an internal memo from Fox Sports’ Jamie Horowitz (Fox’s president of national networks, and also the head of Fox digital following Mark Pesavento’s exit) that was actually sent to staffers after the Bloomberg article was published….

Update:  Here’s the list of layoffs Awful Announcing has learned of so far, in alphabetical order:

Chris Bahr (editor), Pete Blackburn (writer), Jonathan Bradley (writer), Dan Carson (writer), Cam DaSilva (writer),  Sam Garner (writer), Dan Graf (editor), Tom Jensen (editor), Dieter Kurtenbach (writer), Damon Martin (writer),  Caitlin Murray (writer), Brett Pollakoff (writer), Nate Scott (editor),  Chris Strauss (editor), Nick Schwartz (editor/writer), Aaron Torres (writer), Barry Werner (editor), Aaron West (writer).

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: June 27, 2017 at 12:11 AM | 58 comment(s)
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