Mina Kimes, an award-winning journalist and contributor for ESPN, will virtually deliver the 2021 Axthelm Memorial Lecture hosted by the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University, on April 6.
Her talk will be titled “Navigating a Journalism Career in the Social Media Age.”
Kimes started at ESPN The Magazine in 2014 and was named an NFL analyst in June 2020, joining ESPN’s daily news and information show, NFL Live. She also offers football analysis on Get Up, SportsCenter, First Take and more. Kimes hosts “The Mina Kimes Show featuring Lenny” football podcast and launched the ESPN Daily podcast in October 2019.
The Pete and Bonnie Axthelm Memorial Program was established in 1994 to acknowledge and recognize the life of Pete Axthelm and his sister Bonnie, according to a press release from Marquette University, and 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.
Registration is open to the public and available online.