Sports Journalist and Alumnus Michael DeCourcy to Speak at Point Park April 17 Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Sports journalist and Point Park alumnus Michael DeCourcy will speak to students about The Changing Face of Sports Journalism on Wednesday, April 17 at 4 p.m. in the Lawrence Hall Ballroom. A question-and-answer session will follow his presentation.
DeCourcy, a 1981 journalism and mass communication alumnus, has spent the last 13 years as a college basketball columnist for Sporting News. He also works as an analyst on the Big Ten Network and can be heard as a frequent guest on sports radio stations.
DeCourcy has covered 23 Final Fours, more than 20 world championship fights, the Summer Olympics in 1992 and 1996, and two national championship college football games.
In 2011, he was inducted into the United States Basketball Writers Association Hall of Fame.
This event is hosted by the Pittsburgh Center for Sports Media and Marketing. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.