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Scott Soshnick

As a reporter and columnist at Bloomberg News, Scott Soshnick has been instrumental in propelling the wire service into the world’s preeminent provider of financial news and information. Soshnick spearheads Bloomberg’s sports business coverage from the company’s New York headquarters, reaching as many as 50 million readers and 200 million viewers worldwide. His articles have appeared in newspapers around the globe, including the New York Times, Washington Post, Sydney Morning Herald and USA Today. Bloomberg launched a number of sports business-related initiatives during Soshnick’s tenure, including television, radio and magazine segments devoted to topics that affect leagues, franchises and fans. Soshnick hosts panel discussions with leading executives in sports and business, including league commissioners and chief executive officers of publicly traded companies. He is a frequent contributor to ESPN’s Outside the Lines and SportsCenter programs, as well as SportsNet New York’s Daily News Live. In addition, Soshnick spent 1998-2005 as Bloomberg’s national NBA correspondent charged with breaking news and reporting on all facets of the league. Soshnick became a general sports columnist in September 2005. Soshnick joined Bloomberg News in June 1993. Previously, he served as an associate producer at WFAN radio in New York, conducting interviews for on-air play and securing guests at the nation’s leading all-sports station. Soshnick graduated from Syracuse University in 1992 with a B.A. in broadcast journalism. He and his wife, Kimberly, reside in New York City. [+]