#MizzouMade Sportwriters at ESPN

Presented on: Thursday, April 14th at 6:00 PM CDT

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Seth Wickersham, BJ '00 & Wright Thompson, BJ '01
Senior Writers at ESPN

Join us for a #MizzouMade conversation with two renowned ESPN sportswriters and bestselling authors Seth Wickersham, BJ '00, and Wright Thompson, BJ '01. They'll talk about establishing their journalism roots at Mizzou, and share stories and insights from the careers. 

About Seth Wickersham
Seth Wickersham is a senior writer at ESPN whose primary focus is long form enterprise and investigative work on the National Football League. His stories have appeared across ESPN platforms, including the Emmy-award winning programs E60 and Outside the Lines. In the fall of 2021, Wickersham’s book It’s Better to Be Feared: The New England Patriots Dynasty and the Pursuit of Greatness was released. It was a New York Times bestseller and was named Nonfiction Book of the Year by Sports Illustrated.

About Wright Thompson

Wright Thompson is a senior writer for ESPN and the bestselling author of Pappyland and The Cost of These Dreams. He started his career at the Columbia Missourian, and then went on to work at The Kansas City Star and Times-Picayune in New Orleans. Thompson's topics have covered a wide range of sports issues, from football, basketball, and baseball, to car racing, sports history, Father's Day, and bullfighting.

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