Where Are They Now: Recent Moody Graduates

Kevin Robbins, CSCM Associate Director and Professor in the School of Journalism and Media, will lead a roundtable discussion with five recent graduates of the Moody College of Communication who are working in various capacity in sports journalism and sports media.

  • Participants include:
  • Andres Farrera, Stan Richards School of Advertising & Public Relations (2019), Corporate Account Executive, St. Louis FC
  • Rachel Goodman, School of Journalism and Media (2016), Associate Producer, NBC Sports
  • Shivam Patel, Department of Communication Studies (2019), Founder and Host, Patel Pick and Roll Sports, Media and Promotions
  • Christine Taylor, Department of Radio-TV-Film (2020), Production Assistant, CBS Sports
  • Jeremy Thomas, School of Journalism and Media (2015), Multimedia Journalist, KTRE-TV
This conversation will be hosted via Zoom. Registration for the event is available at https://utexas.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FxuW7guQSjSaH2YpKgxlxw. The live conversation will be on March 31, 2021 at 5 pm CDT.

Frank Deford and Mike Cramer

The Frank Deford Lecture in Sports Journalism

The Center for Sports Communication and Media hosts the Frank Deford Lecture in Sports Journalism every April on the UT-Austin campus to hear leading professionals address the pressing cultural issues of the day. Named after the iconic journalist who left substantial bodies of work in print, radio and television at the time of his death in 2017, the Deford Lecture offers Moody College students access to the leading sports journalists of the day.

Wright Thompson and Dan Jenkins

The Dan Jenkins Medal for Excellence in Sportswriting

The Center for Sports Communication and Media hosts the Dan Jenkins Medal for Excellence in Sportswriting as a celebration of the craft and history of sportswriting. Named in honor of the legendary Texan and one of the most accomplished sportwriters of his generation, the Jenkins Medal is awarded annually at a dinner every fall.