As part of Minnesota Public Radio's Broadcast Journalist Series Justin Ellis, senior editor of ESPN the Magazine, joined MPR News host Tom Weber to talk about covering sports — the challenges, the ethics and the compelling stories. They also talked about the future of journalism.
To listen to Tom's entire conversation with Ellis, select the audio player above.
Ellis has reported for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram and The Kennebec Journal, and has worked for organizations including Investigative Reporters and Editors.
He previously wrote for the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. A project of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, the Nieman Lab covers innovation within the journalism industry by looking at how traditional media, online news media and new start-ups are adapting to changes in the industry. Ellis was born in Minneapolis.