Max Gifford
Field Hockey Beat Reporter/On The Bench Web Producer
Class of 2026
Hometown: St. Louis, MO

Max is a sophomore studying Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse Public School of Communications. He currently works as the Syracuse Field Hockey Beat Reporter in addition to Web Producer and Graphics Director of “On The Bench.” He is also a sports photog and technical director for various shows in the sports and news departments. Feel free to email or follow him on X (@GiffMD) if you need someone to recite the script of Cars, teach you how to tie a bowtie, or make an absurdly complicated spreadsheet.