Below is a recording of our 1st Sports Collective Symposium an event featuring CJC alumni and designed to inspire and inform students, emerging professionals and the Gator

Schedule of Events

March 2, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Reitz Union Rion Ballroom on Level 3

9-9:30 a.m.: Check-in and Light Refreshments
9:30-9:45 a.m.: Welcome
9:45-10 a.m.:  Keynote Speaker, Kristina Pink, FOX Sports NFL reporter
10-11 a.m.: Panel Discussion
11-11:20 a.m.: Ring of Honor Induction
11:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.:  Breakout sessions with lunch
1 p.m.: Adjourn

The Program
Kristina Pink

Keynote: Kristina Pink

Kristina Pink joined the FOX Sports family in 2012 as an NFL reporter. She contributes to the broadcast team of play-by-play Adam Amin and analyst Mark Schlereth with in-game and post-game interviews, along with news, notes and stories for both FOX NFL pregame shows, FOX NFL SUNDAY and FOX NFL KICKOFF.

Panel Discussion

Moderated by Journalism senior Shawn Humphrey

Julie Donaldson

Julie Donaldson

Julie Donaldson is the senior vice president of Media and Content for the Washington Commanders. Donaldson oversees the entire broadcast and editorial operation along with being a permanent member of the gameday radio broadcast. She is the first female to be a regular on-air member of an NFL radio broadcast booth.

Ryan Hunt
Ryan Hunt

Ryan Hunt

Ryan Hunt is the co-editor-in-chief of Sports Illustrated, a position he has held since October 2019. Ryan manages SI’s editorial staff, leading a team of experienced reporters and editors and overseeing the digital strategy — from daily content planning to major-event coverage to franchise development.

Rob Stecklow
Rob Stecklow

Rob Stecklow

Rob Stecklow is senior vice president/marketing for sports and news at Paramount+, which carries most of CBS’ sports portfolio, including the NFL, college basketball, various top PGA Tour events, UEFA Champions League and other European soccer. Prior to joining Paramount+, he was a marketing VP with DAZN Group and had also held marketing and sponsorship titles at Verizon, the NFL and ABC Sports.

Breakout Sessions

Job Opportunities in NIL (Name, Image and Likeness)

  • Kristi Dosh – National Sports Business Expert
  • Ben Chase – Director of NIL Strategy, Florida Gators

Sports Content That Matters

  • Julie Donaldson
  • Ryan Hunt

The Future of Working in the Sports Industry

  • Robert Stecklow
  • Rachel Axon – Investigative Reporter

Young Alumni Panel

  • Kelly Chase – Social Media Specialist, IMG Academy
  • Jacob Lovelace – Video Specialist, Tampa Bay Rays
  • Jordan Perez – Freelance Journalist with emphasis on Golf


The event is now at full capacity.