Elizabeth Newman is a veteran sports journalist and former Sports Illustrated editor who will teach sports reporting and ethics. In her 18-year career at SI she worked in a variety of roles, including intern, reporter, writer and associate editor, and reported on a multitude of events, including the BCS Championship, the NCAA tournament, the NBA Finals, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open.
As a reporter and writer, she covered the NBA, NASCAR and college football, and was the author of the Queen’s Court column on SI.com. As an editor, she edited the tennis beat, Letters to the Editor, Scorecard, SI Commemorative issues and SI’s iPad application.
Newman holds both a B.A. in English and a B.S. in Journalism from the University of Colorado, and an M.A. in English Education and Literature from NYU.