'This is a well-written and detailed guide to Sports Journalism. It provides a solid grounding in all aspects of Sports Journalism and is impressively up-to-date and well-informed' -Marie Penman, Lecturer in Journalism, Fife College of Further and Higher Education. 'This book is a must read for those wanting to start a career in the ever changing and expanding world of sports journalism' -Andy Haigh, Second Year Student BA (Hons) Journalism, Cumbria Institute of the Arts. This text provides both a contextual and practical overview of sports journalism, including: - the organization and interdependence of broadcast, print and digital media - how media coverage of sport is structured and prioritised - interviews, sources and contacts - planning, researching and covering an event - writing news, features, profiles etc. Sports is the fastest growing sector in the media, and sports coverage is no longer relegated to the back page of a newspaper. Phil Andrews has written a timely and engaging book designed to meet the requirements of the growing number of courses and modules on sports journalism.