Kristi Dosh is a professional writer, speaker, sports business analyst, attorney and author who founded Guide My Brand in 2015, a boutique publicity firm representing entrepreneurs and authors.
As a sports business reporter/analyst, she has reported on everything from collective bargaining to endorsements to the finances of pro and intercollegiate athletics for outlets such as ESPN, Forbes, Golf Digest, SportsBusiness Journal, Campus Insiders, Bleacher Report, SB Nation, The Motley Fool, Comcast Sports Southeast and more. Kristi is also a consultant with College Sports Solutions, a collegiate athletics consulting firm.
Kristi on Sports
You can find the links to Kristi’s latest written work on the business of sports under the On Sports tab above.
Want to know how Kristi ended up at ESPN? Read her story here.
Kristi is currently contributes as a sports business analyst to Forbes and Campus Insiders. She’s also contributed several pieces to SportsBusiness Journal over the past year. Previously, Kristi served as a sports business reporter at ESPN, and prior to that she was a full-time practicing attorney who contributed on the side to Forbes and Comcast Sports Southeast.
Kristi is also the founder BusinessofCollegeSports.com. The site has become a nationally-recognized source for news and analysis of the business of college sports. Professors around the country use content from BusinessofCollegeSports.com to teach courses in law, sports administration, and sports management programs.
Athletic directors and administrators across the country have praised Kristi’s past analysis on BusinessofCollegeSports.com. David Pickle, NCAA Director of Digital Communications wrote this about Kristi’s work on BusinessofCollegeSports.com:
So much college athletics financial analysis these days is agenda-based, with writers too often seeking marginalize or even demonize those who have different perspectives. However, Kristi Dosh, who bills herself as the SportsBizMiss, approaches her subject matter in an open, analytical and reasonable manner…. As a practicing attorney, Dosh knows her way around resources and is skilled at accumulating and displaying information that generally informs rather than inflames. All the while, she keeps the reading experience eclectic and enjoyable.
Kristi the Author
Kristi’s book on the business of college football, Saturday Millionaires: How Winning Football Builds Winning Colleges, was released from Wiley/Turner Publishing on September 10, 2013.
Balancing Baseball: How Collective Bargaining Has Changed the Major Leagues, Kristi’s book on the history of collective bargaining in Major League Baseball is due out with McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers. She has also previously authored an article in the University of Denver Sports & Entertainment Law Journal titled, “Can Money Still Win the Postseason in Major League Baseball?: a 10-year retrospective on revenue sharing and the luxury tax.”
Kristi as a Freelance Writer and Speaker
In addition to her writing on the business of sports, Kristi is also a contributor to Fast Company, where she writes on topics related to entrepreneurship. Kristi is also a frequent freelance writer for national publications such as Glamour, Men’s Health, Woman’s Day and Parents. You can find links to her freelance magazine work here.
Kristi has served as an adjunct instructor in the Sports Management program at University of North Florida and is a frequent guest lecturer in both undergraduate and graduate programs in sports management/administration and in sports law programs on sports business topics ranging from the finances of intercollegiate athletics to labor issues in professional sports. Kristi holds a Bachelor of Arts in Politics from Oglethorpe University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Florida, Levin College of Law.
You can find links to Kristi’s latest career and networking advice for students who want to work in sports under the Career Advice tab above.
Kristi is represented by Laura Bradford of Bradford Literary Agency for her book-length written work, and by Eric Winchel of Don Buchwald & Associates for her work in tv, radio, and other written work. Interview requests can be sent through the Contact tab above.