Roxanne Jones


Roxanne Jones is one of the founding editors of ESPN The Magazine and helped to create such ESPN programs as Cold Pizza and the Emmy Award-nominated The Life. A former editor at the Philadelphia Inquirer and New York Daily News, she has served on the boards of the National Association of Black Journalists, and St. Mary-of-the-Woods College in Terre Haute, Indiana. In addition, she is the recipient of the 2010 Woman of the Year Award given by Women in Sports & Entertainment. She lives with her family in Brooklyn, New York.Jesse Paolucci got her start in sports journalism as a writer-reporter for Total Sports. She was one of the founding editors of ESPN The Magazine, where she oversaw several departments, including “The Jump,” which was nominated for Best Magazine Section by the American Society of Magazine Editors in 2005. She was deputy editor at Budget Living magazine and served as a consultant and producer for ESPN's Content Group. Jessie is currently a freelance writer, editor, and web producer and is developing TeenGive360, an online nonprofit for young volunteers. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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