Best known for his unique and witty style, Rick Reilly began his career in 1981 with the Daily Camera. In 1985, he joined Sports Illustrated and contributed a column to the magazine’s annual swimsuit issue. He also hosts The Riffs of Reilly on Verizon VCAST and SI.com. For nearly 23 years, Reilly stayed with Sports Illustrated, but beginning June 1, 2008, he will be writing for ESPN the Magazine, ESPN.com, and delivering essays for “ESPN SportsCenter” and ABC-TV’s golf coverage. He will also host an interview show.
Reilly has become one of the most popular sportswriters in the industry. He was voted National Sportswriter of the Year 11 times and he expects his new job with ESPN will place him in the forefront of sports journalism.
**Rick Reilly Speaker**
Although Reilly is noted for poking fun at the absurdities of sports personalities, he also writes serious and non-sport articles, including stories about his personal life. He also has experience in co-writing screenplays. With his versatility and extensive knowledge in writing, a Rick Reilly speaker appearance will provide your audience a diverse entertainer who is often praised as one of the funniest men in America. Contact TSE now and we can work on Rick Reilly speaker appearance negotiations with his agent on your behalf.
**Rick Reilly Appearance**
Reilly is a prominent figure in the sports and journalism industries, and announcing a Rick Reilly appearance at your next corporate function will definitely impress your audience, especially because of his numerous awards in his 29-year writing career, including the prestigious New York Newspaper Guild’s Page One Award for Best Magazine Story.
**Rick Reilly Endorsement**
Aside from being an author and columnist, Reilly is also the founder of Nothing but Nets, a charity that aims to raise money to obtain mosquito nets in an effort to prevent malaria in Africa where 3,000 children die of the disease everyday. A big name with an equally big heart, a Rick Reilly endorsement will be a powerful promotion tool for your product or service.
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