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The Greater Columbus Sports Commission is eager to help you get media coverage for your sporting events in Columbus. For details on the city, its venues, events we’ve hosted and on approaching members in the Columbus media to promote your event contact Bruce Wimbish, director of  marketing and communications.


Bruce Wimbish
Director of Marketing and Communications


Be a Sports Journalist

The “Be a Sports Journalist” program was designed to provide a select group of high school students with the opportunity to be part of the working media at the OHSAA Girls and Boys Basketball State Championships. This program provided a real sports journalism experience to the students, as they were seated at press row, covered the championship games, attended the post-game news conferences and were able to spend time with professional working media to learn about their career paths. Additionally, the students were recognized on the court for their participation in this program.

The students were chosen with the assistance of the Ohio Scholastic Media Association through their sports news contest and sports online contest. Check out stories from the students below!

Bobby Perry 
Danielle Jones
Jennifer Espenschied
Mason Egleston
Tabitha Reid

The “Be a Sports Journalist” program was extended to include the 2014 OHSAA Baseball State Championships. Read the student write-ups below.

Brendan DeVenney




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