WATCH LIVE: Spartan Sports Journalism Classic

4:45 – 6 p.m. WATCH LIVE AT

Live Webcast from WKAR Studio A


With co-hosts Steve Smith, NBA, NCAA and Big Ten Network Sports Analyst; and Pamela Whitten, dean of the college of Communication Arts and Sciences and Monday morning quarterback.

Featuring a video tribute to WKAR SportsTalk Host Earle Robinson and introduction of the new WKAR Sports Director by WKAR General Manager Gary Reid.

Then, Steve Smith will lead two panel discussions among MSU Alumni Sports Journalism All-Stars.

Day-to-Day Tricks to Being a Successful Sports Media Professional

With Joe Block, Milwaukee Brewers; Mateen Cleaves, CBS Sports Network. Fox Sports Detroit and Big Ten Network; Rick Gosselin, The Dallas Morning News; Joe Rexrode, Detroit Free Press; Al Toby, Yahoo! Sports; Tara Hernandez, Fox 17 TV (Grand Rapids).

A Look into the Crystal Ball: The Future of Sports Journalism

With Jarrett Bell, USA Today; Jeff Genthner, Fox Sports South; Lynn Henning, Detroit News; Greg Kelser, Fox Sports Detroit and Big Ten Network.