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Faculty Profile

Ed Sherman

Ed Sherman

ed@shermanreport.com

University of Illinois alumnus Ed Sherman worked for the Chicago Tribune for 27 years, serving as the national college sports and Big Ten reporter. A past president of the College Football Writers Association, Ed covered the launch of the Big Ten Network as a sports media columnist, as well as the business end of the conference as a report for Crain’s Chicago Business. An adjunct professor of journalism and sports media studies at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois, he published This is BIG: How the Big Ten Set the Standard in College Sports in 2019. Next spring, he will teach a course in RST entitled “The Big Ten Conference: Contemporary Issues in College Sports.”

 

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