Sports and media reporter Education: Ithaca College Ben Strauss covers sports and media for The Washington Post. Previously, he wrote about sports, media and politics for Politico Magazine and the New York Times. Honors & Awards:
PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sports Writing
Foreign languages spoken: Spanish
Books by Ben Strauss:
Indentured: The Inside Story of the Rebellion Against the NCAA
Sports leagues around the world have wrestled with how to fake crowd noise, as playing in empty or near-empty stadiums became the bargain of playing through a pandemic. The NFL tapped two audio wizards to find a solution.