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LZ Granderson
  • OpEd Columnist
  • The Los Angeles Times

LZ Granderson is an OpEd columnist for the Los Angeles Times, ABC News political contributor and host of the network’s LGBTQ-focused podcast, Life Out Loud.  The Emmy award-winning journalist recently left ESPN after 17 years where he served as a senior writer, radio host and co-host of television’s SportsNation among other roles. Prior to joining ABC, LZ worked for CNN as a columnist and political contributor where he helped cover the election of President Obama, the death of Trayvon Martin, and the uprising in Ferguson. A member of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association Hall of Fame, LZ is currently working on his first novel.


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