Award-winning journalist Mina Kimes to deliver 2021 Axthelm Lecture
MILWAUKEE — Mina Kimes, award-winning journalist and contributor for ESPN, will virtually deliver the 2021 Axthelm Memorial Lecture, titled “Navigating a Journalism Career in the Social Media Age” and hosted by the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University, on Tuesday, April 6, at 4:30 p.m.
Registration is open to the public and available online.
Kimes has also been at the forefront of ESPN’s podcasting efforts. She hosts “The Mina Kimes Show featuring Lenny” football podcast and launched the ESPN Daily podcast in October 2019. The original host of ESPN Daily, she remains a contributor in the NFL offseason.
The Pete and Bonnie Axthelm Memorial Program was established in 1994 to acknowledge and recognize the life of Pete Axthelm and his sister Bonnie. Every year this program awards a scholarship to an outstanding journalism student with an expressed interest in sports journalism and hosts a lecture by a professional in the field.