Los Angeles Business Journal

David Nusbaum, a native Angeleno, created the sports business beat at the Business Journal. He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley where he earned a B.A. in Political Science. At Berkeley, he taught a course on the history of baseball in American society and spent one season as a radio broadcaster for Cal Baseball on KALX-FM (90.7). He started work at the Business Journal in 2004 and also serves as the newspaper's research director. He received an award for sports writing from the Los Angeles Press Club in 2007.

The Sports Business Column follows the fast moving world of sports business. Coverage areas include professional and college teams in Los Angeles County as well as the sports leagues, venues, annual events, sponsorships and apparel manufacturers. This column does not cover on-the-field action but goes inside the owners' box and inside sports-related companies to show how business decisions affect the local community.

David can be reached at 323-549-5225, ext. 236, or by Email: dnusbaum@labusinessjournal.com.

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