Comcast Sports Net Fires Jen Patterson for Dating Blackhawks Player?


How did this media story slip through the cracks? Or better yet, how is a Blackhawks story such as this being covered so minimally within the news cycle? I guess with the excessive coverage of Jenn Sterger-Brett Favre and Ines Sainz-New York Jets, stories about interaction between female journalists and athletes is getting saturated.

However, this is still kind of a big deal, at least locally in Chicago.

According to Fox:

Comcast SportsNet (CSN) Chicago announced the departure of a reporter who is said to be dating Blackhawks defenseman Nick Boynton, the Chicago Tribune reported Thursday.

“Jen Patterson is no longer an employee of Comcast SportsNet Chicago and we wish her well on her future endeavors,” the channel said in a statement. “Per company policy, we have no further comment on personnel matters.”


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