He specializes in writing feature stories, website bios, press releases, newsletters, content for the web, and speeches, as well as editing and proofreading documents. His 11 years working as a communications professional in collegiate athletics has made him an expert in the field of sports as well as higher education.
John has long been interested in sports, having played at the collegiate level, and he previously held an 11-year career as a sports writer. Writing has also been a life-long passion for him. He is an aspiring children's book writer and a member of the Society of Children's Books Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI).
He previously worked as a sports writer for 11 years, writing game recaps and feature stories for multiple collegiate sports. He also played collegiate baseball and worked at MLB.com and CBS Sports.
He has spent the last four years as a writer/editor at a prominent college in New York City. His responsibilities include ghostwriting speeches for the school president, writing feature stories in the schoolâ€™s weekly newsletter and alumni magazine, and editing/ proofreading content from various academic departments.
During his days in college, he worked as an advancement intern where he assisted in generating revenue from the school's alumni. At graduate school, he took a graduate assistantship where he assisted in marketing the school's athletic department.
John has written thousands of press releases during his 11-year career as a media professional in the collegiate sports world.
During his time working in a collegeâ€™s communications department, John has written weekly articles for his collegeâ€™s newsletter. They are read by thousands of students, faculty, and alumni each week.
John has written many bios and profiles throughout his 14-year career in the industry. He has profiled collegiate athletes, professors, doctors, authors, dancers, school presidents, and CEOs to name a few. You can view some of the bios and features he has written in the samples section of his profile.
During his time working in a college's communications department, John has ghost-written many speeches for the college's president including the 2021 commencement ceremony speech.