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Women In Sports Media: Michele Himmelberg

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Women in Sports Media

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Michele Himmelberg blazed a trail for female sports journalists, working for equal access in the NFL. She is credited for opening the San Francisco 49'ers locker room to women. She is also co-founder of the Association for Women in Sports Media. Michele began her career as a sportswriter with assignments covering the NFL, NBA, and the Olympics. Her awards include "Best Sports Story of the Year" from the California Newspaper Publishers' Association in 1991 and the Pioneer Award from AWSM in 2001. She's an alumni of the University of Southern California.