Adam Rittenberg is a national college football reporter for ESPN and ESPN Insider. He is a co-host of the "Championship Drive" college football podcast and appears regularly on ESPN television and ESPN Radio. He won first place in the 2015 Football Writers Association of America best writing awards for enterprise.
Before moving into a national role in 2014, Adam covered Big Ten football and was the lead writer for ESPN.com's Big Ten football blog, the site's most popular college football blog.
Prior to joining ESPN in 2008, Adam covered college sports for the Arlington Heights Daily Herald in the Chicago suburbs. His beats included Notre Dame, Northwestern and DePaul, and he also assisted with Chicago Cubs and Chicago White Sox coverage. His work has appeared in Athlon and other magazines. Adam also has been an adjunct lecturer at DePaul University's College of Communication since 2014.
A Bay Area native, Adam lives in Chicago.