Gerry Ahern
Gerry AhernMarquette University

Johnston Hall, 206 AC

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-5068

Director of Student Media


B.A., Marquette University

Courses Taught

JOUR 4932 Advanced Topics in Sports Writing

Research Interests

Investigative journalism
Media ethics
Digital media

Professional Experience

Senior editor FrontPageBets (2022-present)
Sports editor Detroit News (2021-2022)
Director of North American Content (2018-2021)
Editor in Chief Golfweek magazine (2016-2019)
Vice President of Content USA TODAY Sports Media Group (2011-2016)
Director/Managing Editor Colleges & Investigations Yahoo Sports (2006-2011)
Deputy Sports Editor St. Paul Pioneer Press (2005-2006)
Sports Editor Orange County Register (2000-2005)
Sports Editor Detroit News (2000)
Sports Editor Lansing State Journal (1998-2000)
Sports Editor Huntington Herald Dispatch (1996-1998)
Sports copy editor/reporter Daily Southtown (1993-1996)
Sports copy editor The Virginian-Pilot (1990-1993)
Sports editor, copy editor The Stuart News (1988-1990)

Professional Affiliations

Associated Press Sports Editors (past president)

Why Marquette

To help prepare future journalists to make a positive contribution on society and better inform and educate their audience. To uphold the university mission of cura personalis.