Society & Culture
Tim Alberta: Politico Magazine chief political correspondent and author of "American Carnage"
On proposing, then writing a political book in a year of 800 other political books; on arranging an interview with the president of the United States, then sitting across from him for 40 minutes; on catching political figures off guard and having them open up; on the never-to-be Super Bowl champion Detroit Lions.
Mina Kimes: ESPN senior writer
The Rookie: The story of my nightmarish first year as a reporter at The (Nashville) Tennessean
Pat Jordan: Longtime award-winning sports journalist and author of "A False Spring"
Tom Passmore: The (Corning, N.Y.) Leader's only sports writer
Jesse Dougherty: Washington Nationals beat writer for the Washington Post
Clementine von Radics: Poet, author, six-time National Poetry Slam competitor
Keri Blakinger: Houston Chronicle crime, death penalty reporter
Chad Finn: Boston Globe sports media columnist
MC White Owl: Rapper, DJ, hip-hop supernova
Tim Layden: Sports Illustrated senior writer
Levi Weaver: Texas Rangers beat writer for The Athletic
Chris Jones: Former Esquire writer, two-time National Magazine Award winner
Erik Sherman: New York Times best-selling author; collaborator on autobiographies with Mookie Wilson, Art Shamsky; Steve Blass, Davey Johnson and Glenn Burke
Amy Chozick: New York Times writer at large, author of "Chasing Hillary"
Lindsay Gibbs: Think Progress sports reporter and Washington Mystics writer for The Athletic
Seth Wickersham: ESPN The Magazine Senior Writer
Darren Sands: BuzzFeed News Political Writer
Rebeccah Glaser: Editor in chief, The Panther—Chapman University's student newspaper
Bill Pennington: New York Times sports writer and author of "Chumps to Champs: How Worst Teams in Yankees History Led to the '90s Dynasty."