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Worcester, MA
Freelance Journalist
Covers:  soccer, long-form features, sports, general news, beer, music, mls, major league soccer, usmnt

Freelance Journalist: @whatahowler, @SBNation longform, @BostonGlobeMag @VICESports, @Classical, @ESPNFC & more. kkoczwar[at]gmail[dot]com

Kevin Koczwara's Biography

Worcester, Mass, based journalist. Contributed to VICE Sports, The New York Times, ESPNFC, SBNation, SBNation Longform, Grantland, The Boston Globe, The Boston Globe Magazine, Sports on Earth, NBC ProSoccerTalk, Soccer By Ives, Worcester Mag, The Classical, KCKRS.com, New England Soccer Today, A Football Report, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, American Soccer Now, New England Soccer Journal, NESN.com and more. Member of the NASR.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelancing.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. Often.

How is social media changing news?

It makes it more interactive. Readers and sources now add on to the narrative.

MLS Defender Kevin Alston Is Beating Leukemia Off...

tumblr.com — Kevin Alston was back on the field less than five months after his diagnosis. Now the New England Revolution are on the doorstep of a championship. "I hear leukemia and that's it, I'm done," Alston says. "I broke down. I was crying. I was just crushed.

Robbie Rogers Is Out, Proud, and a Champion

tumblr.com — When Robbie Rogers announced his sexuality to the world, he retired thinking no gay man could play pro soccer. He's since proven himself wrong. "It was a pretty insane reaction," Rogers said. "I didn't realize what happened, just thousands and thousands of emails.

Robbie Rogers Is Out, Proud, and a Champion

sports.vice.com — This time, Robbie Rogers looks happy. He's covered in sweat, grass stains, beer, and champagne. He has a large lump on the left side of his forehead from a knock he took while trying to slow down New England Revolution winger Teal Bunbury, and the sweaty, unbearable media scrum converging on him is desperate to get a few sound-bites from American sports first openly gay athlete to win a championship-the MLS Cup, as a member of the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Robbie Rogers Is Out, Proud, and a Champion

sports.vice.com — This time, Robbie Rogers looks happy. He's covered in sweat, grass stains, beer, and champagne. He has a large lump on the left side of his forehead from a knock he took while trying to slow down New England Revolution winger Teal Bunbury, and the sweaty, unbearable media scrum converging on him is desperate to get a few sound-bites from American sports first openly gay athlete to win a championship-the MLS Cup, as a member of the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Scenes From the Career of America's Soccer Hero, Landon Donovan

sports.vice.com — It was a far from perfect game for Landon Donovan, but he was still showered in beer and champagne by his Los Angeles Galaxy teammates. And he got to take a final sip from American soccer's biggest prize: the MLS Cup. This was Donovan's sixth Cup-the most among any MLS player-and it will be his last.

Charlie Davies' Long Road Back to Stardom

sports.vice.com — It was October 13, 2009 and Charlie Davies got into a car with two women he didn't know. He had been out on the town in Washington, D.C. and it was 3 a.m. He clicked his seatbelt and the car took off.

Charlie Davies' Long Road Back to Stardom

sports.vice.com — It was October 13, 2009 and Charlie Davies got into a car with two women he didn't know. He had been out on the town in Washington, D.C. and it was 3 a.m. He clicked his seatbelt and the car took off.

Revolution Heading to M.L.S. Cup After Eliminating the Red Bulls

nytimes.com — FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Charlie Davies scored two goals Saturday and the New England Revolution advanced to the M.L.S. Cup with a 4-3 aggregate victory against the Red Bulls in the Eastern Conference championship at Gillette Stadium. The Revolution defeated the Red Bulls, 2-1, last week at Red Bull Arena.

MLS Defender Kevin Alston Is Beating Leukemia Off The Field, And Winning On It

sports.vice.com — It's the sixty-eighth minute of the first leg of the Major League Soccer Eastern Conference Finals and Kevin Alston is set to check in. He's coming on to help solidify the New England Revolution's defense as the New York Red Bulls push forward, trying to break a 1-1 deadlock and grab a vital home win in the home-and-home series.

Taylor Twellman’s Pregame Secret: Lady in Red

howlermagazine.com — Former New England Revolution Striker and Current ESPN Analyst Taylor Twellman Answers Our Questions Fail to Prepare. Prepare to Fail. Marathon TV (Lost, 24, Breaking Bad have all been watched in this scenario). Before every game I had to listen to or hear some part of "Lady in Red."
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Dec 21, 2014

RT @SpikeFriedman: I've seen some football matches, but that shit was soccer.

Dec 21, 2014

He's what we'd call "terrible" “@shinguardian: I don't think Brad Jones is all that good.”

Dec 19, 2014

RT @JamesTylerESPN: Whoa: Mix Diskerud's dad accused of being Norway's biggest loan shark? @BKBlick for @VICESports: bit.ly/1v8ihbB



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