Michael Giarrusso is the global sports editor for The Associated Press, the world’s largest and oldest news agency. He oversees all of the AP’s sports coverage, including the Olympics, World Cup and all major U.S. leagues and college sports. Giarrusso serves on the International Olympic Committee’s Press Committee and is the Vice Chair of the News Media Coalition, which fights for journalists access rights to sporting events. He is on the board of directors for SNTV, a sports video partnership co-owned by the AP and WME-IMG. Giarrusso has worked for the AP since 1992 as a sports writer, editor, bureau chief and regional director, before becoming sports editor in 2013. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia’s Henry Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication.