Tom Farrey

Correspondent, ESPN; Founder and Executive Director, Sports and Society, The Aspen Institute

Tom Farrey is a journalist, author, and the founder and executive director of the Aspen Institute Sports and Society program. As a journalist, Farrey’s work with ESPN has been recognized with the 2014 Alfred I. duPont/Columbia University Award, the 2013 Edward R. Murrow Award, and two Emmy Awards. His reports have appeared on “Outside the Lines,” “SportsCenter,” “E:60,” ABC’s “World News Tonight” and “This Week with George Stephanopolous.” Farrey is the author of Game On: The All-American Race to Make Champions of Our Children, an investigation of modern youth sports used as a text on many college campuses.

Videos/Audio of Tom Farrey

We know that sports and exercise are essential for still-developing bodies and minds, building not only muscle power... See more
From the benefits of strength training for people in their 90s to the breathtaking accomplishments of world-class... See more
The NCAA is beset with scandals, anti-trust lawsuits, calls for reform, and manic conference hopping—all signs that... See more
Football is America’s most popular game, underwritten by communities and schools everywhere. But even NFL veterans are... See more
Introduced to schools more than a century ago as a tool of nation building, youth sport now sits at a crossroads, amid... See more
An Olympic gold-medalist, a national college basketball star, and a professional sport team owner discuss how Title IX... See more