Sign up for the Austonia daily newsletter
×
becomeMemberIcon

become a member

(Austin FC)

As the Austin FC season approaches, a new media company covering soccer in Texas is preparing to launch.


The new media company—yet to release its name—will launch as a website and app in early 2021 to cover soccer across Texas.

Former Austin American-Statesman journalist Johanna Gretschel will be the managing editor of the new organization, she announced on Twitter Monday. She had previously teased on her account the emergence of a new sports organization she would be part of.

Along with her announcement, came the announcement of three other Texas journalists on the team: Statesman freelancer Chris Bils, Houston-based sports journalist Victor Araiza and Dallas-based journalist Jon Arnold.

In her tweet, Gretschel said the new digital organization will cover soccer at all levels, including MLS, NWSL, USL, college, youth and more.

More information on the media company will be released in early 2021, just before the start of the long anticipated Austin FC season opener.

Popular

(Austin Fire/Twitter)

The Texas French Bread Bakery, located on 2900 Rio Grande Street, has been completely destroyed after a fire erupted on Monday night.

Keep Reading Show less

Soccer, food and entertainment will converge at Austin FC's new develpopment The Pitch. (The Pitch)

Austin's first major league team is ready to extend its reach with a new collaborative sports complex The Pitch, an Austin FC destination packed with local food, beverages and Verde fervor is set to open in Northeast Austin in February.

Keep Reading Show less