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‘Kentucky Tonight’ discusses compensating college athletes


‘Kentucky Tonight’ discusses compensating college athletes

For Release: 11/22/21 9:47 AM

On Kentucky Tonight, airing Monday, Nov. 22, at 8/7 pm, Renee Shaw talks with her guests about compensating college athletes for using their name, images and likeness. Scheduled guests include:

  • Jim Host, collegiate sports marketing expert and author of Change the Game: My Career in Collegiate Sports Marketing
  • Rachel Baker, executive associate athletics director at the University of Kentucky athletics 
  • State Rep. Adam Bowling, a Middlesboro Republican
  • Travis Powell, vice president and general counsel for the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
  • State Sen. Morgan McGarvey, a Louisville Democrat and Senate Minority Floor Leader
  • Matthew Banker, associate athletic director of University of Louisville athletics
  • Jack “Goose” Givens, retired professional basketball player and former UK Wildcat (pre-taped)

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Elizabeth Greenfield
Director of Marketing and Communications