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Moorestown, NJ
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An experienced sports writer who began covering Minor League Baseball in 2007, Kira earned her master's in sports journalism from the University of Southern California in May. She learned the importance of SEO while doing PR and marketing for a startup. Kira is comfortable with both informal and formal writing and has written for a variety of platforms including newspapers, magazines, websites and blogs.

Highlights

Last Login
10/13/16
Samples
7

Kira J's Sports Industry Experience

50 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Kira has covered sports from baseball to squash for a variety of outlets including college athletic websites, a summer collegiate baseball league, MiLB.com, MLB.com and both local and regional newspapers. In addition to game stories, she has written profile pieces, features and columns. She has the most experience covering collegiate and professional baseball, but she is familiar with most sports including soccer, football, hockey, squash, lacrosse, field hockey and water polo.

Industry Projects

  • Sports50+
  • Travel1
  • Fitness1

Summary of Industry Experience

Sports

Kira has covered sports from baseball to squash for a variety of outlets including college athletic websites, a summer collegiate baseball league, MiLB.com, MLB.com and both local and regional newspapers. In addition to game stories, she has written profile pieces, features and columns. She has the most experience covering collegiate and professional baseball, but she is familiar with most sports including soccer, football, hockey, squash, lacrosse, field hockey and water polo.

Travel

Kira enjoys writing travel pieces for her blog. She loves exploring new cities and finding out about all the fun and exciting things going on in them. In addition to attending events (sporting events, concerts etc.) she also particularly enjoys the challenge of learning how to get around new places via public transportation and tasting the food at different restaurants.

Fitness

Kira ran all of the PR and marketing campaigns for a fitness startup in 2012-2013. During her tenure she wrote and placed a fitness articles in a variety of publications, mostly magazines. She also created and maintained a fitness blog for the company.

Product Projects

  • Article20+
  • Facebook Post2
  • Twitter Post2
  • Blog Post1

Summary of Product Experience

Article

Kira has written articles for a variety of publications ranging from newspapers to magazines to websites. She has covered Minor League Baseball extensively, including a stint writing for MiLB.com and MLB.com. She has also written about a variety of other sports including squash, golf, football and water polo. She has also written features including a number of profile pieces.

Facebook Post

Kira has been the social media manager for the Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media and Society at the University of Southern California and for ProCore Sports, the makers of ExcelCord. In both roles she was responsible for creating content for all of the organizations' social media platforms, including Facebook.

Twitter Post

Kira has been the social media manager for the Annenberg Institute of Sports, Media and Society at the University of Southern California and for ProCore Sports, the makers of ExcelCord. In both roles she was responsible for creating content for all of the organizations' social media platforms, including Twitter. She has also volunteered her social media expertise for other organizations.

Blog Post

Kira created and maintained a blog called On the Path to Greatness for a startup called ProCore Sports. In addition to interviews with athletes and a series called Sport Spotlight, she would create weekly motivational posts and choose an Exercise of the Week every Wednesday. The Exercise of the Week posts often included graphics created by Kira.

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