Jacob Zinder
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Sports Broadcast Producer, Phoenix

Jacob Zinder expects to graduate in May 2023 with a bachelor’s degree in sports journalism and a certificate in sales and marketing essentials.

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GCU among universities offering scholarships to build successful esports programs

PHOENIX – As Esports scholarships become more common, Grand Canyon University tries to stay ahead of the game.

The GCU Esports Arena is often filled with students and is an attractive recruiting tool. (Photo by Susan Wong/Cronkite News)

ASU League of Legends builds from ground up through developmental team

PHOENIX – ASU League of Legends’ new roster is full of new faces but most come from the same place. Last year’s developmental roster.

‘E’ is for everyone: Queer Women of Esports fights for a safer space for all

PHOENIX – Queer Women of Esports, a nonprofit organization, is using its mentorship program to help promote and build safer and more inclusive gaming communities.

Sasha Hostyn, the first woman to win a major StarCraft II tournament, has said she has been a victim of transphobia. (Photo courtesy of Turtle Entertainment)

Former ASU League of Legends player returns as coach

PHOENIX – Former ASU varsity League of Legends player returns in a head coaching role hoping to defy expectations with the new team.

Former Arizona State League of Legends player Sean Innes, left, here watching an international tournament with the ASU team, has transitioned to head coach. (Photo courtesy ASU League of Legends)