|Alma Mater:||Winston-Salem State, 1991|
Stephen A. Smith, having earned a degree in Mass Communications at Winston-Salem State University in 1991, has excelled in print and broadcast sports journalism. He has covered a wide range of sports for the Winston-Salem Journal, the Greensboro News and Record, The New York Daily News, CNN/SI and Fox Sports. In 2002, Stephen covered boxing and basketball during the Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. In addition to his semi-weekly sports column for The Philadelphia Inquirer, he has covered the CIAA Basketball Tournament for BET, offers daily commentary on ESPN radio and provides sports related personal insight on ESPN2’s “First Take”.