FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
VINCENT GOODWILL JOINS COMCAST SPORTSNET AS BULLS “INSIDER”
Seasoned NBA beat reporter to provide Bulls coverage across the network’s multiple platforms
Chicago, IL (February 18, 2015) – Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs and White Sox, has named pro basketball beat reporter Vincent Goodwill as its Bulls “Insider” effective immediately. In this position, Goodwill will lead Comcast SportsNet’s coverage of the Bulls across the network’s growing list of multiplatforms, highlighted by CSNChicago.com’s ‘BullsTalk’ franchise, and will also serve as an on-air Bulls contributor on Bulls Pregame Live, SportsNet Central and SportsTalk Live. Goodwill can be followed on Twitter @vgoodwill.
“Vincent comes to us with a wealth of knowledge and experience covering the NBA over the years and his passion for the game will most certainly be felt by our television viewers, web and mobile visitors, and social media audience immediately,” said T.K. Gore, Sr. Director of Digital Media for Comcast SportsNet Chicago. “Vincent’s hiring is another perfect example of our commitment in providing fans with the most in-depth, local coverage of their favorite teams and confirms Comcast SportsNet as the region’s leading source for comprehensive multiplatform coverage.”
Goodwill, a native of Detroit, MI, comes to Comcast SportsNet after spending four-plus seasons as the Detroit Pistons beat reporter for The Detroit News (2010-15). Prior to earning the primary Pistons beat reporter role for the publication, Goodwill handled a variety of back-up beat reporting responsibilities for The Detroit News, which included providing coverage of every Detroit pro team franchise and area colleges. Goodwill began his journalism career as a contributing NBA writer for SLAM Magazine.
Goodwill is the latest addition to a rapidly growing digital media department that operates CSNChicago.com, and a portfolio of successful mobile and social media platforms. These platforms feature exclusive written, video and interactive content from several multiplatform sportswriters, including Cubs “Insider” Patrick Mooney, White Sox “Insider” Dan Hayes, Blackhawks “Insider” Tracey Myers, Bears “Insider” John ‘Moon’ Mullin, along with a veteran staff of digital media/television reporters and producers.
Comcast SportsNet Chicago, a partnership between the Chicago Blackhawks (NHL), Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago Cubs (MLB), Chicago White Sox (MLB) and the NBC Sports Group, features over 275 live pro games in high definition each year. In addition, CSN delivers extensive pre/post-game coverage for its core pro team partners, as well as the Chicago Bears, along with Emmy Award-winning regional sports news and analysis via SportsNet Central and SportsTalk Live. Through the network’s growing digital platform, CSNChicago.com, Chicago sports fans tap into the most comprehensive and dedicated 24/7 online destination for breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights, multimedia video clips, blogs and standout coverage from CSNChicago.com’s team of “Insiders.” Follow the network on Twitter via @CSNChicago.
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