One of the many benefit of being a Sports Executives Association member is the access we provide our members to top sports business professionals are willing to share their stories, experiences and advice with aspiring sports business professionals and help them find a job in sports.
Yesterday, we were joined by Alicia Jessop, Sports Business Reporter at Forbes.com and The Huffington Post.
Who Is Alicia Jessop?
Jessop’s expertise lies at the intersections of sports, business and the law.
With a law degree from Chapman University School of Law, cum laude, with an emphasis on entertainment law and a bachelor’s of science from the Colorado School of Mines in economics, Alicia’s educational background provided her with the tools necessary to analyze some of the most pressing and complex issues facing the sports world today.
This background has allowed Alicia to become a sports contributor to Forbes.com and The Huffington Post, after launching the widely read sports law website, RulingSports.com.
Additionally, Alicia is an attorney licensed to practice law in California and Colorado, where she currently practices as a criminal prosecutor.
SEA Members Learn and Network with Sports Business Professionals
During the LIVE Q&A with Alicia we discussed:
- How and why she decided to pursue a career in sports media and as a sports business reporter.
- What topics she covered in her sports law blog, RulingSports.com.
- How social media has impacted the way she approaches writing along with how it has furthered her personal brand.
- Advice she’d give to those aspiring sports business professionals.
Alicia Jessop Discusses What It Takes To Make It In Sports
One of the questions we ask all of our LIVE Q&A guests is to provide one piece of advice to our members that will help them land their dream job in sports.
The video below includes a short clip (3 mins) from the LIVE Q&A where Alicia addresses this question.