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Multi-Media Journalist and Innovative Business Leader

A respected multi-media journalist and innovative business leader, Roy S. Johnson joined the Alabama Media Group/Al.com as Director, Sports, in April 2014. He successfully leads a team of digital journalists who chronicle sports in a state where sports is a consuming passionate. AL.com is the largest news, sports and information website in Alabama, reaching 3…

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A respected multi-media journalist and innovative business leader, Roy S. Johnson joined the Alabama Media Group/Al.com as Director, Sports, in April 2014. He successfully leads a team of digital journalists who chronicle sports in a state where sports is a consuming passionate. AL.com is the largest news, sports and information website in Alabama, reaching 3 million page-views and 500,000 unique visitors daily, led by its innovative coverage of sports, particularly teams representing Alabama and Auburn. Under Roy’s guidance, AL.com sports is nationally recognized as an innovator, utilizing evolving digital tools – including video and social media — to consistently reach and engage sports fans while maintaining journalism excellence and growth.

Also a successful entrepreneur, Roy founded Fit! Live! Win!, LLC, in the fall of 2011. A multi-faceted consulting firm, Fit! Live! Win! creates and manages employee wellness programs for municipalities, universities and small businesses; publishes digital fitness, nutrition and wellness e-newsletters, content and other products, and develops interactive Fit Fairs. It builds and promotes a wellness culture that informs, engages and empowers employees to lead healthier lives, increases productivity, boosts morale and helps the client manage rising health care costs,

An accomplished journalism leader, Roy has served as Editor-in-Chief of three prominent national magazines: Savoy (which he also conceived and founded), Men’s Fitness and History Channel. He has also been a top editor at Sports Illustrated, Fortune and Money.

As a sports journalist, Roy has covered nearly every major sport and most major sports events, including NBA Finals, Super Bowls, NCAA Basketball Championships, world-title boxing, tennis Grand Slams, Daytona 500 the Olympics. He has long been a prominent digital journalist, having written sports columns for AOL Sports, Yahoo! Sports and ESPN.com.

Roy has also enjoyed success on television, both on camera and off. He was an original panelist on “The Sports Reporters” (ESPN) and has made appears on major broadcast and cable networks. He has also produced numerous national sports specials for networks including NBC, ABC and Turner. He also executive produced the “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Search” (NBC) and the documentary “Bernie and Ernie”, part of ESPN’s award-winning 30-for-30 series.  

A native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Roy now lives in Birmingham, Alabama. He is also an avid golfer, and is willing to take your money anytime.

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