Bethesda, Md. Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic has named veteran sports reporter and editor J. Michael Falgoust as Ravens Insider. In this position, the former USA Today beat writer will lead coverage of the Baltimore Ravens for CSNbaltimore.com and contribute to CSN's news and game-day programs.
Falgoust, who has more than 20 years of experience covering sports for newspapers and magazines, will provide daily Ravens news, analysis and features to CSNbaltimore.com, including the RavensTalk blog, and across the networks mobile and social media platforms. He will also make regular appearances on Geico SportsNet Central, the networks daily news program, and contribute to Ravens Kickoff and Ravens Postgame Live.
Over the past two decades covering sports, J. Michael has gained an incredible amount of knowledge and distinguished himself as an excellent beat reporter, said Comcast SportsNet Vice President of Digital Media Mark Lapidus. His addition enables our network to continue to deliver the most comprehensive Ravens coverage across multiple platforms.
Falgoust (@JMichaelCSN) joins the network after 12 years as a sports writer and editor with USA Today, most recently serving as the newspapers NBA beat reporter for four years. Prior to that, he spent nearly six years with the Orlando Sentinel, where he served in a variety of positions, including assistant sports editor from 1998 to 2000. He was also a regular contributor to Ring Magazine from 1995 to 2004, covering the sport of boxing. A graduate of North Carolina Central University, Falgoust began his career as a sports reporter for the Lenoir News-Topic in North Carolina.
Falgoust is the latest addition to Comcast SportsNets rapidly growing digital media department, which operates two regional sports websites, CSNwashington.com and CSNbaltimore.com, and a portfolio of mobile and social media platforms. These outlets feature exclusive written, video and interactive content from several prominent sports writers, including Redskins Insider Tarik El-Bashir, Redskins Blogger Rich Tandler, Capitals Insider Chuck Gormley and Nationals Insider Mark Zuckerman, as well as a stable of digital media reporters and producers.