Nate Ravitz

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Nate Ravitz is Senior Director of ESPN Now.[1] He was previously deputy editor for ESPN.com Fantasy, which focuses on fantasy sports.[2] Apart from his internal duties for ESPN, Ravitz is best known as the co-host (along with Matthew Berry)of the Fantasy Focus Football Podcast. [3] He used to host the Fantasy Baseball podcast as well, but he stepped down after the 2013 season. He also used to provide analysis for the Fantasy Focus Video Podcast,[4] as well as other written analysis for ESPN.com.[5]

Career[edit]

Ravitz began working in fantasy sports as a part-time sports writer for Total Quality Stats in 1998 and went on to found the website Roto Times, where he served as the executive director.[6] He was eventually lured to ESPN.[1] Ravitz's most public work with ESPN has been as the co-host of fantasy football-themed podcast along with Matthew Berry. While the shows are based on fantasy football, popular culture topics as well as personal stories make up a large portion of each show. The podcast features recurring themes. He used to host a baseball themed "Fantasy Focus" podcast with Berry, Eric Karabell, and Tristan H. Cockcroft, however, he and Berry both stepped down after the 2013 season.

On November 6, 2014, Ravitz announced that he would step down from the Fantasy Focus Football podcast at the end of the 2014 NFL season.[7]

Personal[edit]

Ravitz graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 1999.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Nate Ravitz". LinkedIn. Retrieved 2012-05-25. 
  2. ^ "Nate Ravitz News, Videos, Photos, and PodCasts – ESPN". Search.espn.go.com. Retrieved 2012-05-25. 
  3. ^ "ESPNRadio.com – PodCenter – ESPN". Sports.espn.go.com. 2011-01-02. Retrieved 2012-05-25. 
  4. ^ "ESPNRadio.com – PodCenter – ESPN". Sports.espn.go.com. 2011-01-02. Retrieved 2012-05-25. 
  5. ^ "Nate Ravitz Stories – ESPN". Search.espn.go.com. Retrieved 2012-05-25. 
  6. ^ "roto times". Fantasy Sports Business. Retrieved 2012-05-25. 
  7. ^ http://espn.go.com/espnradio/play?id=11830780&s=espn