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Carving Out A Career in Sports Journalism: A Personal Collection of Writing and Interviews

By Dean Snock

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 complete game coverage. He now writes for PHLSportsNation where he writes on various topics involving the Philadelphia Flyers and the National Hockey League. With hundreds of examples of articles and in-depth game coverage, he hopes that creating this portfolio project can showcase the improvement of his writing abilities and true passion for sports journalism.

Dean Snock is an MDST – Sports Journalism major with a minor in strategic public relations. He is in his Senior year at Millersville University and is expected to graduate in December 2021 and pursue a career in sports journalism. Being involved in sports from a young age has helped him realize that a career in sports is the right choice and one that is truly exciting. Early on in his college years, Dean helped the blog Good Night, Good Hockey grow and reach over 200,000 views in just over two years. During this time, he was able to attend a Hershey Bears game as part of the press and interview players and coaches to provide 

Author's Note:

Thank you to Dr. Joyce Anderson and Dr. Robert Spicer for the opportunity to create many of the samples included in this paper.

Keywords:  writing, journalism, sports

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