AL.com is pleased to announce it has hired Andrew Hammond as its subsequent managing producer for sports. Hammond’s concentrate will be on coordinating the day-to-day perform of the Alabama and Auburn beats, as nicely as every little thing else that comes with operating a digital sports operation.
Hammond joined AL.com final month following functioning at the Detroit Free of charge Press exactly where he was an assistant sports editor considering the fact that 2021. Andrew also worked as a sports reporter with many stops such as the Related Press and the Tacoma News Tribune. Hammond is from Kansas and attended the University of Kansas and Kansas State. Hammond will be primarily based in Birmingham.
John Talty will continue to be a senior managing producer for AL.com and will perform straight with a group of reporters to improve our sports journalism to most effective serve our audience by way of stories providing exclusive point of view and sourcing. This form of perform has won national acclaim and recognition.
Talty also will oversee projects such as podcasts and documentaries, as nicely as AL.com’s method on newsletters as nicely as other emerging methods to attain new audiences.
Wes Sinor was lately promoted to managing producer of sports video and sports social media. Sinor’s group is focused on offering video and social content material about Alabama and Auburn sports.
Sinor has been recognized nationally for his perform in video, especially his production of Road to the Pros — an annual series that follows Alabama and Auburn football players on their journey to the NFL. Sinor has worn quite a few distinct hats in the sports division beginning as a higher college/recruiting reporter and functioning his way up to cover Auburn athletics ahead of becoming a video producer.