Richard Deitsch Biography

February 17, 2019
First published on:December 20, 2018
by John Max

Facts of Richard Deitsch

Birth Nation: United States
Birth Name Richard Deitsch
Famous Name Richard Deitsch
Nationality American
Currently Working For The Athletic
Salary $70,000 dollars
Net Worth $1.3 million dollars
Profession sportswriter
Started career as sportswriter
Famous for sports writing
University attended University at Buffalo
Full Name Richard Deitsch
No. of Twitter Followers 202k

Richard Deitsch is an American sportswriter who currently writes for The Athletic. Previously, he wrote for Sports Illustrated from 1997 until 2018 where he covered seven Olympic Games, multiple NCAA championships, and U.S. tennis Opens. Further, he also serves as one of the co-hosts on Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s “Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown” in Toronto and hosts a weekly sports media podcast.

 

As a sportswriter, Richard Deitsch reportedly earns around $70,000 dollars as his yearly salary from The Athletic. As his earnings from Sports Illustrated, his net worth is estimated to be around $1.3 million dollars. Moreover, he married his girlfriend and blessed with twin kids. 

Richard Deitsch's Net Worth and Salary

As of 2019, Richard Deitsch has an estimated net worth about $1.3 million dollars. Further, he has an average salary of $70,000 dollars annually as a sportswriter from The Athletic.

Previously, he worked at Sports Illustrated where he had an average salary of $67,412 dollars per year. Since he worked for about 20 years at Sports Illustrated, therefore, he has collected hefty sum. 

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Other than being a famous sportswriter, Richard Deitsch is pretty famous in social media. He has 202k followers on Twitter.

Richard Deitsch's Personal Life

Richard Deitsch is a married man has twin children. He has not talked about his family much in media but has mentioned it on his Twitter Bio writing "Father of twins".

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He has also tweeted mentioning wife on Twitter  but the details about his wife and married life are not available. There are no records of his previous relationships and affairs.

He currently resides in Toronto, Ontario with his wife and twins.

Richard Deitsch's Bio and Early Life

There is less information regarding Richard Deitsch's early life, about his birthdate and birthplace. As per his nationality, he is American.

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Richard Deitsch enrolled at University at Buffalo and completed a Bachelor's Degree in Communications and Political science. Further, he studied Master in Journalism at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He also studied as a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan.

Richard Deitsch's Professional Life

 Richard Deitsch started his career as a sportswriter for Sports Illustrated. He worked there for 20 years from 1997 until 2018. Currently, he joined the online publication The Athletic as a sportswriter. He also does radio in Toronto.

CAPTION: Famous sportswriter, Richard Deitsch SOURCE: Awful Announcing

During the 2008-09 academic year, he studied at the University of Michigan, as a Knight-Wallace Fellow. There he examined the intersection of 20-somethings and the sports blogosphere.

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He is further known for his criticism of many prominent sports media figures, including Darren Rovell, Jason Whitlock, Clay Travis, Skip Bayless, and Piers Morgan.

CAPTION: Famous sportswriter, Richard Deitsch SOURCE: Awful Announcing

Richard Deitsch is currently an adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He further serves as one of the co-hosts on Sportsnet 590 The FAN’s “Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown” in Toronto and hosts a weekly sports media podcast.

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