Ashkan’s Sports Blog

Ashkan Motamedi is an award-winning sports journalist with an M.J. from the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism and a B.A from George Mason University. He has bylines in the Associated Press, the Washington Post, the Seattle Times, the San Diego Tribune, the Kansas City Star, and the San Francisco Chronicle, among others. Motamedi had his Title IX story “Students level the playing fields at California high school” featured on PBS News Hour, the Athletic article “Fifty women’s sports facts for the 50th anniversary of Title IX” and had his story tweeted by women’s sports icon Billie Jean King. Motamedi was also the wrestling beat writer for the Diamondback, where is work was featured on multiple times, a reporter for Capital News Service, a staff writer for the Maryland Baseball Network, and a sports intern for NBC4 Washington.

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