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Ryan Hunt - University of Florida. Gainesville, FL, US

Ryan Hunt

Lecturer | University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, UNITED STATES

Ryan Hunt recently was co-editor-in-chief at Sports Illustrated, managing editorial staff and digital strategy and franchise development.


Ryan Hunt worked for 25 years at Sports Illustrated, most recently as co-editor-in-chief. In this role, he managed editorial staff and digital strategy, including daily content planning, major event coverage, and franchise development. He has spent his career developing unique and engaging content for multiple platforms. In 2017, he won a Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Digital Innovation for his involvement in the SI/Life virtual reality project “Capturing Everest,” the first-first ever Mount Everest climb captured in VR. Under his leadership, SI also launched multiple digital franchises, including the “Daily Cover,” SI.com’s signature premium piece.

Areas of Expertise (4)

Sports Business

Sports Media

Sports and Society

Sports Reporting and Production

Media Appearances (1)

My Town, My Team: Tampa Bay Lightning fan is nuts about Bolts

Sports Illustrated  online


A Tampa Bay Lightning fan on how his favorite team's ups and downs have impacted his life.

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