She Liked Talking About Sports and She Knew The Lingo

May 15, 2019

1/19/19, Alb--After years as a journalist and writing two books, Melissa Ludkte is looking back at the effort required to break into sportswriting as a woman.


Melissa Ludtke

Ludtke 1978

It took a lawsuit to allow her the same access to sports figures that male writers had. Locker Room Talk: A Women's Struggle to Get Inside will look back at those days that started with just going to games after work and reporting back to Sports Illustrated.