Milton  Kent

Lecturer

 

B.A. - Journalism; University of Maryland College Park

Milton Kent carries a varied portfolio of experience across a number of media platforms, having written for local and national outlets in print, the Internet and broadcast over a more than 25-year career.

A graduate of the University of Maryland’s School of Journalism, Kent began his career writing for the Baltimore Evening Sun, where he covered local government, entertainment and sports.

When the writing staffs of the Evening Sun and The Sun were merged, Kent covered numerous sports, including men’s and women’s college basketball, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association and the National Football League. He has covered the World Series, the NBA Finals and 17 men’s and women’s Final Fours. He became one of the first full-time sports media critics in the country, covering sports media for six years.

After leaving the Sun in 2008, Kent covered women’s basketball and the media for Fanhouse, a sports website operated by AOL, before joining the Morgan faculty in August, 2011.

In addition, Kent has hosted “Sports at Large,” a weekly essay series airing on WYPR-FM, Baltimore’s National Public Radio affiliate since 2002.