Anterior Cruciate Ligaments
By Alexis Jenkins
Alexis Jenkins definitely is very active from the start. Sports have always been her passion; growing up, you could always catch her outside at the softball field playing with her high school, tournament team, or family. This all was until she had an almost career-ending injury occur not just once but twice. Luckily, she could continue to play two years of college softball, but she always wondered why tearing your ACL, also known as your Anterior Cruciate Ligament, was such a big deal. Now years later, she is a Senior here at Millersville studying Sports Journalism. After graduation, she plans to work her way into the ESPN world to eventually become an ESPN Broadcast Journalist.
Carving Out A Career in Sports Journalism: A Personal Collection of Writing and Interviews
By Dean Snock
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
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