Speaker Profile

Clinton Yates
Columnist, Commentator, Host / The Undefeated

Clinton Yates is a columnist, television commentator, and host for ESPN, which he joined in 2016 as a member of the editorial team that launched The Undefeated, ESPN’s website focused on the intersections of sports, race, and culture. Earlier this year, Mr. Yates also launched the biweekly Black History Always podcast.

Previously, Mr. Yates worked for The Washington Post covering local news, sports, politics, pop culture, and more. He also continues to work at WTOP News Radio as a commentator on an array of topics about the Washington, D.C. metro area, from politics to pop culture.

Mr. Yates is an alum of Miami University.