Abe Madkour

Publisher & Executive Editor
Sports Business Journal

Abraham Madkour is Publisher & Executive Editor of Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal and Sports Business Daily.

Mr. Madkour is responsible for the overall business of the recognized leader in sports business news and information, overseeing the business development strategy and managing the entire staff. In addition, he oversees the various conferences produced by Street & Smith’s Sports Business Group, including the prestigious World Congress of Sports and Forty Under 40 awards dinner.

Mr. Madkour joined Sports Business Daily as a Senior Staff Writer in August 1994, was named Editor-in-Chief in September 1996, became Executive Editor in 2003, and was named Publisher & Executive Editor in 2019.

Prior to joining Sports Business Daily, Mr. Madkour was a Legislative Assistant for U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy of Vermont. He also had stints working for the Washington Bullets and the Baltimore Orioles in 1993 and 1994.

He lives in Charlotte, N.C., and is a graduate of the University of Vermont.