Sports activities journalist Jemele Hill will reportedly depart ESPN subsequent month, sources advised Selection.
Hill, who has been one of many community’s most outspoken commentators, reportedly met with ESPN President James Pitaro about her departure.
Journalist James Andrew Miller first reported the information on Twitter on Saturday.
— jamesmiller (@JimMiller) August 26, 2018
Throughout her time with ESPN, Hill has sparked controversy over her important feedback about President Donald Trump calling him a “White supremacist.”
Hill labored for ESPN’s The Undefeated, which targeted on sports activities, tradition and race, per Selection. Prior to her stint on the present, she labored for the community’s extremely in style Sports activities Middle with Michael Smith.
In accordance to Selection, Pitaro desires ESPN to tackle an “apolitical” function within the sports activities world, not wanting its journalists to interject their very own political views into their stories.