The next excerpt was despatched out from The Athletic’s writer David Perpich:
I’m very excited to announce that Steven Ginsberg will probably be our first govt editor.
Steven joins us from The Washington Submit, the place he’s spent the previous 28 years. In his time there, he has labored his approach up from copy aide to serving as managing editor overseeing The Submit’s Nationwide (nationwide safety, politics, well being, science and America), Metro and Sports activities protection (guiding, for instance, The Submit’s latest investigative takeout How the NFL Blocks Black coaches). Over the course of his profession, he has been concerned in seven Pulitzer Prize-winning tasks.
I requested Steven to share, in his personal phrases, why he’s excited to affix:
I’m thrilled to be becoming a member of The Athletic. I can’t think about a extra interesting position — I’m an obsessive sports activities fan and deeply dedicated to pursuing formidable, progressive journalism. Nothing is extra thrilling than breaking the massive story or touchdown an impactful investigation. Nothing beats having the information everyone seems to be speaking about.
My journey to The Athletic began a couple of years in the past once I turned a subscriber. I signed as much as get my Yankees and Giants repair, and likewise to see how this new website I saved listening to about was altering journalism. Like most readers, I used to be shortly hooked. The Athletic is enjoyable and good and engages sports activities and the tradition round it in the best way followers like me give it some thought.
My purpose as govt editor is to construct on what you may have created, to proceed bringing collectively the world’s finest journalists to create the world’s finest sports activities journalism website. I can’t wait to satisfy everybody and am past excited to get began.
Steven formally begins on Jan. 3. Please be a part of me in congratulating him and giving him a heat welcome once you meet him!