Join us for the first Sports Collective Symposium, March 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., an event featuring CJC alumni and designed to inspire and inform students, emerging professionals and the Gator community about the future of the sports media and communication industry.
The in-person event is now at full capacity. You watch a stream of the event below.
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
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.
Moderated by Journalism senior Shawn Humphrey
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 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 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.
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
The Future of Working in the Sports Industry
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.
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