AEW’s Brandi Rhodes Opens Up on Her Journalism Roots, In-Ring Career and More | Bleacher Report

Brandi Rhodes attends New York Comic Con to promote TNT's

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All Elite Wrestling held its second pay-per-view under the name Full Gear on Nov. 7. The card for this event was stacked and saw Darby Allin defeat Cody Rhodes for the TNT Championship.

Last week, Cody spoke with Bleacher Report about several topics before the PPV. Ahead of this week’s Dynamite, Chief Brand Officer Brandi Rhodes spoke to B/R about how she got into the business, her training and creating a community for women who love pro wrestling.


Brandi and Cody are, in many ways, the first couple of AEW. They have been instrumental behind the scenes and on camera in making the company into what we see today.

While she has now been in the business for nine years, Brandi did not originally intend on becoming a pro wrestler. Her first goal was to build a career in broadcast journalism after getting her master’s degree.


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ASU journalism student sues, claiming university violated her First Amendment rights in fallout from controversial tweet

An Arizona State University journalism student is suing after she says she was removed from leading the student-run radio station over a controversial tweet.

a woman standing in front of a building: ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in downtown Phoenix.

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ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication in downtown Phoenix.

The suit names the Arizona Board of Regents, ASU, the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and Kristin Gilger, Cronkite interim dean.

The lawsuit claims that the university violated Rae’Lee Klein’s First Amendment rights to free expression by refusing to allow her to continue as station manager of Blaze Radio because of her tweet.

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The university, in a statement to The Arizona Republic on Tuesday, refuted that claim, saying, “Klein’s conduct in the aftermath of the tweet — rather than the tweet itself — meant that she was no longer able to perform the

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The Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT

The Knight Science Journalism Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology — [email protected] for short — seeks to nurture and enhance the skills of a select breed of journalist: those who toil at the complex and often fractious intersection of science and public life.

Our nine-month fellowship program brings together a small group of elite journalists from across the globe for two semesters of study, intellectual growth, and exploration at MIT, Harvard, and other institutions in Cambridge and greater Boston. Founded in 1983, the program is among the most distinguished journalism fellowships in the world, and [email protected] has evolved to include a variety of grants, publications, and other resources aimed at fostering vigorous, accurate, and independent coverage of the sciences.

The program is augmented by twice-weekly science-focused seminars, taught by some of the world’s leading scientists and researchers, as well as a variety of rotating, skills-focused master classes, workshops, and

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