VETERAN SPORTS REPORTERTO PROVIDE RAVENS COVERAGE ACROSS NETWORK PLATFORMS, INCLUDING CSNBALTIMORE.COMBethesda, Md. (Aug. 13, 2012) Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic has named veteran sports reporter andeditor J. Michael Falgoust as Ravens Insider. In this position, the former USAToday beat writer will lead coverage of the Baltimore Ravens for the networksdigital media platforms and contribute to its news and game-day programs.Falgoust, who has more than 20 years of experience coveringsports for newspapers and magazines, will provide daily Ravens news, analysisand features to CSNbaltimore.com, including the RavensTalk blog, and across thenetworks mobile and social media platforms. He will also make regularappearances on Geico SportsNet Central,the networks daily news program, and contribute to Ravens Kickoff and RavensPostgame Live.Over the past two decades covering sports, J. Michael hasgained an incredible amount of knowledge and distinguished himself as anexcellent beat reporter, said Comcast SportsNet Vice President of DigitalMedia Mark Lapidus. His addition enables our network to continue to deliverthe most comprehensive Ravens coverage across multiple platforms. Falgoust joins the network after 12 years as a sports writerand editor with USA Today, most recently serving as the newspapers NBA beatreporter for four years. Prior to that, he spent nearly six years with theOrlando Sentinel, where he served in a variety of positions, includingassistant sports editor from 1998 to 2000. He was also a regular contributor toRing Magazine from 1995 to 2004, covering the sport of boxing. A graduate of North Carolina CentralUniversity, Falgoust began his careeras a sports reporter for the Lenoir News-Topic in North Carolina.Falgoust is the latest addition to Comcast SportsNetsrapidly growing digital media department, which operates two regional sportswebsites, CSNwashington.com and CSNbaltimore.com, and a portfolio of mobile andsocial media platforms. These outlets feature exclusive written, video andinteractive content from several prominent sportswriters, including RedskinsInsider Tarik El-Bashir, Redskins BloggerRich Tandler, Capitals Insider Chuck Gormley and Nationals Insider MarkZuckerman, as well as a stable of digital media reporters and producers.