Jemele Juanita Hill (/dʒəˈmɛl/; born 1975) is an American sports journalist. She currently writes for The Atlantic. She worked nearly 12 years for sports conglomerate ESPN. She wrote a column for ESPN. com's Page 2 and formerly hosted ESPN's His and Hers. In June 2013, she succeeded Jalen Rose on ESPN2's Numbers Never Lie. In February 2017, Hill and Michael Smith became co-hosts of SC6, the 6 p. m. (ET) edition of ESPN's flagship SportsCenter. Hill remained in that role until February 2018, when she moved to ESPN's website The Undefeated. She joined The Atlantic in October 2018.