via press release:
VETERAN NFL REPORTER JUDY BATTISTA JOINS NFL MEDIA
Will Write for NFL.com & Appear on Various NFL Network Shows
Veteran NFL reporter Judy Battista has joined NFL Media, it was announced today. Battista will start on August 5 and will file multiple stories per week on NFL.com to be used across all NFL Media platforms. Additionally, Battista will appear on NFL Network on a variety of shows.
Battista (@judybattista) joins NFL Media after almost 15 years with the New York Times, at which she has covered the NFL nationally since 2004. During her career with the New York Times, Battista also covered the New York Jets, as well as baseball, tennis and college basketball.
Prior to joining the New York Times, Battista – an APSE award-winning journalist – served as a reporter for Newsday and the Miami Herald. While with the Miami Herald, Battista covered Hall of Fame defensive tackle and current NFL Network analyst Warren Sapp at the University of Miami.
A graduate of the University of Miami, Battista lives in New York with her husband Anthony McCarron, a baseball reporter for the New York Daily News, and their daughter Grace.
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