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Malcolm Moran

Department of Journalism and Public Relations, School of Liberal Arts

Expert Bio

Malcolm Moran has directed sports journalism programs for more than a decade after a career as an award-winning reporter and columnist at The New York Times, USA Today and other publications. He has covered more than 30 postseason college football games with national-championship stakes, as well as 39 NCAA Final Fours, 11 Super Bowls, 16 World Series and four Olympic Games. Moran, the director of the Sports Capital Journalism Program, joined the IUPUI faculty in January 2013.

He has directed IUPUI students in their coverage of the Bowl Championship Series, College Football Playoff, NCAA Final Four, World Baseball Classic, NFL Scouting Combine, Indianapolis 500 and the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. For more than six years, he was the inaugural Knight Chair in Sports Journalism and Society at Penn State University, where he directed the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism. Moran has had several articles included in the anthology “Best Sports Stories.”

He is executive director of the United States Basketball Writers Association and a member of the organization’s Hall of Fame. In 2007, he received the Curt Gowdy Print Media Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for lifetime coverage of basketball.

Areas of Expertise

Sports journalism, sports history, sports ethics, college athletics, NCAA basketball tournament, College Football Playoff, media coverage.