Jacobs Media Fellow

Joanne C. Gerstner

Freelance Journalist Detroit, MI United States

Joanne C. Gerstner is an award-winning multi-platform sports journalist, with her work appearing in the New York Times, USA Today, ESPN.com, Detroit News, Cincinnati Enquirer, PGA Magazine, and other outlets. She was awarded a prestigious KnightWallace Fellowship at the University of Michigan, focusing her studies on sports and concussions during 2012-13. Gerstner, along with co-author/renowned sports neurologist Jeff Kutcher, have completed a book on youth concussions and sports, aimed at coaches, athletes, and parents, for a spring 2016 release.