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John Feinstein Agent

Category:

Broadcasters

Title:

Washington Post Columnist & Renowned Sports Author

Travels From:

Maryland

Fee Range:

$20,001 - $30,000

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John Feinstein Booking Agency Profile

Call PFP Sports Talent Agency at 1.800.966.1380 if you would like to contact a John Feinstein booking agent for a speaking engagement, personal appearance, product endorsement or corporate event. John Feinstein is a prominent sportswriter, sports author and commentator. He is a columnist for Chapin Times, The Washington Post and does color commentary for Navy football games. He is also a frequent contributor to The Tony Kornheiser Show and The Jim Rome Show.

John Feinstein was a Washington Post writer when he came into national spotlight in 1986 with the publication of A Season on the Brink, now the best selling sports book of all time.

Feinstein was a sports writer for the The Chronicle while enrolled at Duke University, where he graduated in 1977. Feinstein made his name as a prominent author with A Season on the Brink (1987), a book documenting a season with the Indiana University basketball team and controversial coach Bob Knight. Feinstein has now written 23 books, including various best sellers on sports such as basketball, football, and golf. Feinstein's notable titles include the aforementioned A Season on the Brink (1987), A Good Walk Spoiled (1993), A March to Madness (1998), The Punch (2002), and Next Man Up (2005). In 2006, Feinstein branched out into children's literature with a mystery novel for kids titled, Last Shot: A Final Four Mystery.

During a television broadcast of the football game between Navy and Duke University on October 1, 2005, John Feinstein blurted an obscenity over-the-air in response to what he perceived to be a bad call on the field. He immediately removed himself from the rest of the broadcast, except to return at the end to apologize on the air. Although he offered his resignation to the Naval Academy, they rejected it because of his contrition and have invited him to continue to participate in future broadcasts.

One of Feinstein's nicknames is "Junior," despite not having the suffix in his name. The name was given by fellow Washington sportswriter and commentator Tony Kornheiser because of the similarities in his temper to John McEnroe. Kornheiser was recently lambasted for joking about Feinstein's weight during his radio program.

Feinstein sometimes fills in as a guest host on The Jim Rome Show. Rome occasionally teases Feinstein about an over-the-phone interview that was interrupted by Feinstein's then-two-year-old daughter who was loudly playing a drumset in the background, forcing him to briefly step away from the phone to quiet her.

Feinstein currently resides in Potomac, MD, and Shelter Island, New York, with his wife, son and daughter.

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