Courtney is currently interning for Edelman, a public relations agency in San Francisco, on their Corporate team. Courtney graduated from University of Oregon in June 2016, where she previously served as the president for the Oregon Chapter of the Association for Women in Sports media and firm director of Allen Hall Public Relations. Courtney also worked as communications intern for the University of Oregon Athletic Department for over two years. In the spring of her senior year, Courtney defended her honors senior thesis titled “Working Overtime: the limitations, challenges and opportunities facing women in NCAA Basketball Sports Information.”
Madi graduated in the Spring of 2016 from UO with a degree in journalism and a minor in Spanish. She is now working as one of Oregon’s Charles Snowden interns for the News-Review in Roseburg, OR covering news and sports. She is also part of a side project ghost writing a book and is the social media manager for BeeAudio, a company that produces audiobooks and narrated media. Outside of school, Madi enjoys knitting and running but usually not at the same time.
Beth Maiman is currently doing a year-long news fellowship with Sports Illustrated. She works with the SI Wire team, writing breaking news stories. Previously to SI.com, Beth worked as an associate reporter for MLB.com covering the San Diego Padres. She graduated from the School of Journalism and Communication in June 2015 with a degree in Journalism. As a student at University of Oregon she spent the winter term of her senior year interning with CNN Sports in Atlanta. Beth also had the opportunity to write for USA TODAY College, reporting on news directed toward a college audience. She served as a sports reporter and editor at The Daily Emerald, the school’s student newspaper.
With her new gig at Sports Illustrated, Beth is currently living in Manhattan, trying lots of different coffee shops, cycling studios and pizza places.
During Sarah’s college career, she was an intern and a production assistant with Comcast SportsNet NW, and a sports reporter for both Duck TV Sports and the Daily Emerald. She graduated with a journalism major and a Spanish minor from the Robert D. Clark Honors College in the Spring, then went straight to Atlanta for a summer production internship with CNN Sports at the CNN HQ. At the end of her internship, she started working for ESPN as an assistant digital personalization editor. Her main job is to make sure that all the team clubhouse and rumors pages on ESPN.com and the ESPN app have fresh, quality content that’s up-to-date and accurate. Curating content for ESPN has been fun and rewarding, and has provided a lot of insight into the value of strong digital content, and what forms of content fans are actually engaging with from different devices.
Nici Bentivegna graduated from the University of Oregon in 2015 with a degree in Journalism and a major in public relations. During her junior and senior year, Nici worked with the athletic department on the Quack Cave Twitter account and covered various Duck sports, including football and women and men’s basketball. Nici wanted to a career where she could continue incorporating her passion for sports and her to desire to connect people with the teams the love, and landed a full-time internship with the San Diego Chargers. With the Chargers, Nici manages the teams social media platforms and website, and launches various social campaigns to engage with fans. She recently completely a campaign called “Honor 21” as the team retired LaDainian Tomlinson’s #21 jersey.