Tracey Savell Reavis is a journalist and sports historian who has worked as a reporter at Sports Illustrated magazine, Press Officer for the US Olympic Committee, Staff Writer at the National Basketball Association and Director of Research at Callaway Golf Media Ventures. In more than 15 years in the industry, Tracey has also covered the National Football League and NFL Europe, the Professional Golf Association and the Pan American Games. Based in Los Angeles, Calif., Tracey recently wrote a book on the career of footballer David Beckham, published in August 2014. Tracey counts as some of her greatest career moments the thrill of standing on the pitcher’s mound at Yankee Stadium, on center court at Madison Square Garden, on the 50-yard-line at Giants Stadium, on the pitch at Camp Nou, the stadium for FC Barcelona, and attending the Opening Ceremony of the Atlanta Olympic Games.
Before moving to the west coast, Tracey lived and worked four years in Barcelona, Spain. As a staff writer at the University of Navarra (IESE) Business School, she covered university news and wrote for the English website. She also translated Spanish text and edited the weekly English edition of the school e-newsletter, 7 Días, distributed to an international audience of 30,000. Tracey also used her expertise to teach Introduction to Journalism, Writing for Media and Business Communications courses to graduate-level, ESL students.
Prior to working overseas, Tracey held positions as a Staff Writer at the NBA, Director of Research at Callaway Golf Media Ventures, Press Officer for the US Olympic Committee, Reporter at Sports Illustrated, and Research Editor at Martha Stewart Living.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Tracey has a Bachelor’s degree in Media Studies from Fordham University, and will complete a Masters in Sports Management in 2015 from the Johan Cruyff Institute.
Tracey Savell Reavis
Pro Career: (15 years)
Director of Communications: West Hollywood Sports Festival
Reporter: Sports Illustrated Magazine
Press Officer: United States Olympic Committee, 2003 Pan Am Games, Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic
Staff Writer: National Basketball Association
Director of Research: Callaway Golf Media Ventures
Play-by-Play Booth, Game Day Assistant: Barcelona Dragons, NFL Europe
NFL Writer: CBS Sports
Research Editor: Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
Employee Communications Writer: Time Warner
Independent Writer/Teacher: Business Communications, Barcelona, Spain
Staff Writer: University of Navarra (IESE) Business School, Barcelona, Spain