Sport speaker for hire Jemele Hill is a decorated journalist for The Atlantic. Hill specializes in sports, race, politics, and culture. She joined The Atlantic in 2018 after a 12-year stint with ESPN. She had a very successful career at ESPN both writing columns for ESPN’s The Undefeated, and anchoring shows such as SC6 or “The Six,” as well as His & Hers. Hill co-hosted the coveted 6 PM SportsCenter time slot for ESPN for just over a year from 2017 to 2018.
Sports speaker Jemele Hill attended Michigan State University where she majored in Journalism. She has won multiple awards for her work. Most notably, the Journalist of the Year by the NABJ in 2018.
Although Hill is well-recognized for her success in sports journalism, she has also established herself as a strong voice in the world of politics. Since joining the Atlantic she has fortified her political voice taking on key issues such as race and gender equality. Hill was even invited to the White House by former President Barack Obama. Through her experiences, she has been able to successfully bridge the gap between sports and politics.
Motivational speaker Hill has faced multiple challenges during her long career. Namely, a suspension from ESPN due to her political push back. However, she has persevered and continues to fight for what she believes is right. Her current opportunity with the Atlantic has allowed her to have a newfound freedom to share her insights.
APPEARANCES: SportsCenter, ESPN, His & Hers
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