May 05, 2023

Jason Whitlock

Sports writer and podcaster

As part of The Economic Club of Kansas City’s Reinvention speaking series, the sports writer and podcaster will discuss how changes in name, image and likeness will be a game changer for college sports.

Now college sports are the Wild Wild West.

Jason Whitlock on the effect of the NCAA's NIL policy on college athletes

Speaker Jason Whitlock

Sports writer and podcaster

Jason Whitlock is an award-winning journalist widely regarded as one of the nation’s best pundits on race, social media and sports. He graduated and played Division I football as an offensive lineman at Ball State University. Whitlock first established himself as one of the country's most followed, provocative sports journalists while working at the Kansas City Star (1994-2010). He is the only sports writer to have won the prestigious Scripps Howard National Journalism Award for his work dissecting sports and race. Whitlock has worked for FOX, ESPN and Blaze TV where he hosts his own show, "Fearless With Jason Whitlock".