Alan
Abrahamson
Associate Professor of Professional Practice

Program

Specialized Journalism

Phone

(213) 821-5398

Office

ASC G21 D

More Alan

Website

3 Wire Sports

Expertise

Sports

Associate professor Alan Abrahamson is an award-winning sportswriter, best-selling author and in-demand television analyst.

Since 2010, Alan has run his own website, 3 Wire Sports, widely regarded as the world’s best source of information about the sports, politics, business and culture of the Olympic movement. From 2006-10, he served as chief columnist at NBCOlympics.com. Before that, he spent 17 years as a staff writer at the Los Angeles Times.

The 2016 Rio Games marked his ninth Olympics.

Alan co-wrote Michael Phelps’ and Apolo Ohno’s books; both are New York Times’ best-sellers.

As columnist for NBCOlympics.com, Alan is the winner of three Sports Emmys (2016, 2014 and 2008 Games). Other winning honors include: AP Sports Editors’ award for enterprise reporting; National Headliner Award for sports writing; international aquatics federation’s first-ever World Journalist Award; Track and Field Writers of America’s award for excellence in online journalism.

For more, see www.3wiresports.com/about

 

Course Titles

JOUR 571 21st Century Sports Storytelling

JOUR 574 Sports and Society

JOUR 350 Introduction to Sports Media

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