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Premium sports media coverage for local fans

Premium sports media coverage for local fans

We founded The Athletic with this simple mission: produce smarter coverage for die-hard fans. It’s what we set out every day to do and our world-class full-time writers, alongside talented contributors and freelancers, have produced thousands of in-depth articles for The Athletic’s subscribers.

Our employees are talented writers, editors, engineers, designers, marketers, brand strategists and more, who are excited about building the next great sports media company. Founded in 2016, The Athletic is a direct-to-consumer subscription media company offering local and national sports coverage.

With a presence in more than 47 markets in the US, Canada and the UK, The Athletic's world-class editorial team has produced thousands of in-depth articles as well 
as a newly released lineup of podcasts and videos.

Our headquarters is in San Francisco, we have offices in New York and London, and our 
300+ editorial employees are based in their respective markets.

Performance Marketing, App Store

Software Engineer - Growth (Full Stack)

Data Analyst, Content

Editorial Operations Manager

Art Director

Product Designer

Product Manager - Growth

Staff Editor, News

Managing Editor, News

Founder + CEO, The Athletic Former VP, Product Management & User Experience, Strava.
Former @McKinsey & Co Consultant | Early-stage strategy & ops | Fmr. @Calera Capital @University of Notre Dame @Amasia
Total raised


Funded over

4 rounds

Latest round

Series C (Oct 2018)


Medical, dental and vision insurance


Paid parental leave

Paid time off

Commuter benefits

+5 more