Jeopardy! Contestant News
Local newspapers often interview people who are about to appear on Jeopardy! before they do, and sometimes, they go talk to them after their show aired. Here are some links to recent Jeopardy! news and local articles:
Grand Island Independent reported on Laura Kelsay’s watch party at the a local restaurant, where she and her friends and family watched her win the first game of Season 34
The New York Times covered the July 7, 2017 marriage of Maryanne Lewell and Michael Townes, Jeopardy! contestants who competed in the 2013 Teachers Tournament (but not against each other). Also, here’s a post from when they got engaged.
MyHorryNews.com – Although he lives in Los Angeles now, 5x Jeopardy champ Jon Eisenman is originally from Conway, S.C. He talked to his local news outlet about his Jeopardy! experience. (Horry is the name of the country that Conway is in, by the way, in case it reminded you horror films!) There’s also a Q&A with Jon on Daily Report. You have to register to be able to read the second page.
The Deseret News talked to BYU alumna Elisabeth Larsen and BYU senior Brandon Randall about their upcoming appearance on Monday, 6/24/17, when they both will compete against Pat McNamee.