Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal
Ben Fischer covers the NFL and other professional football news for the Sports Business Journal, the leading authority on the money and strategy behind sports, sports media, athletes, events and marketing. From 2015 to 2020, he covered the Olympics and action sports, paying especially close attention to Los Angeles’ pursuit of the 2028 Games and the troubled 2016 Rio Games.
His career in news dates back to 1994, when he became a paperboy for the Marietta (OH) Times, and since then, he’s covered tech startups, venture capital, health care, insurance, media, politics and public education. He is a graduate of Kent State University and the University of Illinois-Springfield. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife, Mandy Jenkins.