In the field of sports journalism, female reporters have long been a rarity, reports The Washington Post, but, continued a Post piece, the paper “stands out for assigning female journalists to lead its coverage of the four major Washington D.C. sports teams: Liz Clarke on the Redskins, Candace Buckner on the Wizards, Isabelle Khurshudyan on the Capitals and Chelsea Janes on the Nationals.

The Post featured the four women in a story about what drew them to the male-dominated world of sports journalism and what the landscape looks like for women entering the field today.

You can check out the story here.

(Washington Post photo)

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