Correspondent, ESPN; Founder and Executive Director, Sports and Society, The Aspen Institute
Tom Farrey leads the Aspen Institute Sports and Society program, whose mission is to convene leaders, facilitate dialogue and inspire solutions that help sports serve the public interest, with a focus on the development of healthy children and communities. Farrey is also a journalist whose work has been recognized as among the nation’s best and most innovative. With ESPN, his television stories have won two Emmy Awards, as well as a 2014 Alfred I. duPont/Columbia University Award and 2013 Edward R. Murrow Award. He is author of Game On: The All-American Race to Make Champions of Our Children (2008, Hyperion), an investigation of contemporary youth sports used as a text on many college campuses.