Paid by the Word: Conversations with Writers and Editors

Fresh Angles on Sports Writing – Jackson Thompson

July 24, 2021 Mike Barlow Season 1 Episode 31
Paid by the Word: Conversations with Writers and Editors
Fresh Angles on Sports Writing – Jackson Thompson
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Paid by the Word: Conversations with Writers and Editors
Fresh Angles on Sports Writing – Jackson Thompson
Jul 24, 2021 Season 1 Episode 31
Mike Barlow

Jackson Thompson is a sports writer for Insider. His articles tend to focus on the health – and the rights – of athletes. Jackson’s work has also been featured in The Boston Globe and Sports Illustrated.

Over the course of his career, he’s covered the NFL, college football, college basketball, horse racing and New Jersey high school sports. 

 In this episode of the podcast, Jackson shares some interesting tales of sports journalism, and he recounts the time he covered the Hambletonian Stakes, one of America’s most famous harness racing competitions.

Show Notes

Jackson Thompson is a sports writer for Insider. His articles tend to focus on the health – and the rights – of athletes. Jackson’s work has also been featured in The Boston Globe and Sports Illustrated.

Over the course of his career, he’s covered the NFL, college football, college basketball, horse racing and New Jersey high school sports. 

 In this episode of the podcast, Jackson shares some interesting tales of sports journalism, and he recounts the time he covered the Hambletonian Stakes, one of America’s most famous harness racing competitions.