Hill returns to TV post-ESPN with ‘Shut Up and Dribble’
Jemele Hill's first couple months since leaving ESPN have been busy. There have been speaking engagements, writing for The Atlantic and starting to set up her own production company.
What Hill hasn't done is appear on television. But that changes on Saturday when Hill debuts as the narrator for the Showtime documentary series "Shut Up and Dribble." The three-part project examines the intersection of three subjects she is extremely familiar with — basketball, culture and politics.
King, Jemele Hill honored for tackling homophobia in sports
NEW YORK (AP) — Tennis great Billie Jean King and journalist Jemele Hill are being honored for working to fight homophobia in sports.
They are working with Athlete Ally, a nonprofit founded by former college wrestler Hudson Taylor.
On Saturday, Athlete Ally is celebrating the 74-year-old King for her efforts to win respect and equal rights for athletes.
King, Hill and rugby player Shawn Gatewood will be honored at the organization's annual gala in New York City.
Outspoken Jemele Hill joining The Atlantic
NEW YORK (AP) — Jemele Hill is joining the staff of The Atlantic weeks after the outspoken personality left ESPN after 12 years as a commentator, anchor, reporter and writer.
Hill posted on her Twitter feed a message from the publication's editor-in-chief. Jeffrey Goldberg wrote Hill will be a staff writer "covering the intersection of sports, race, politics, gender and culture."
Anchor who called Trump a white supremacist leaving ESPN
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Outspoken ESPN personality Jemele Hill has announced she is leaving the company.
Hill attracted attention last year and was briefly suspended for opinionated messages on social media, including a reference to President Donald Trump as a "white supremacist."
NEW YORK (AP) — The morning show "Fox & Friends" corrected by tweet a segment that described former ESPN anchor Jemele Hill as unemployed, but has not set the record straight on the air.
ESPN's Michael Smith follows Jemele Hill in exiting 'SportsCenter'
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The dismantling of ESPN's 6 p.m. edition of "SportsCenter" is complete. Michael Smith will join Jemele Hill in departing "SC6" following Friday night's show, Sports Illustrated reported.
After former ESPN employee Adrienne Lawrence filed a sexual-harassment and sexual-discrimination lawsuit against the network Monday, details trickled out that painted the network's professional culture in a negative light. According to TMZ, one of the more notable claims in Lawrence's lawsuit included racial-discrimination accusations against longtime ESPN personality Chris Berman.
ESPN hit with sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuit
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