Morehouse Junior Named to ESPN’s Inaugural Rhoden Fellow Class

Date Released: March 8, 2017

ATLANTA – March 8, 2017 – Morehouse junior C. Isaiah Smalls II was selected as part of ESPN’s The Undefeated inaugural class of Rhoden Fellows. The CTEMS major and journalism and sports minor is one of six aspiring young journalists chosen from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. He will take part in a sports journalism internship program at ESPN.

The Rhoden Fellowship is a two-year program founded by award-winning sports columnist William C. Rhoden, The Undefeated’s head of the fellowship program, columnist and editor-at-large. The fellowship was created to help give new opportunities for future journalists of diverse backgrounds.

During the school year, Smalls will cover stories on a variety of topics from Morehouse College and will serve as an on-campus correspondent for The Undefeated. Smalls will also have the opportunity to cover other Atlanta area colleges as well as the city’s professional teams. Come summer, the fellows will work full-time for 10 weeks at ESPN.

The Undefeated is a multiplatform content initiative produced by ESPN. It focuses on the African-American experience in sports, its culture and related issues.


Last Modified: March 29, 2017, 11:03 AM, by: Vanzetta Evans

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