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Asli Pelit

Sports Deal Reporter

Asli Pelit is the Sports Deals Reporter at Sportico, where she covers private equity, international soccer, the Olympics, F1 and other business related topics. Prior to Sportico, she created short and long form visual stories for Voice of America in New York, USA Today and VICE on HBO. From 2006 to 2014, Pelit was based in South America where she created, produced and anchored Continent of 10s, a weekly documentary series focusing on soccer, business, politics and culture for TRT. She has covered three Copa Americas and two World Cups, with a specific focus on how corruption and money movements affected the tournaments' host countries. Pelit earned a B.A. in Journalism from NYU, M.A. in Latin American Studies from University Havana and she is currently an MBA candidate at Columbia Business School. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and her dog Vinicius.

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