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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 for hire. Seen in @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.

The Art of Music and Life: An interview with Jason Anderson

medium.com — Jason Anderson is smaller than I remember. He's so full of energy and passion in his recordings and live shows that it's easy to forget that he's a skinny guy with a slender face and a graying beard - or it feels like it's graying. He looks worn and tattered, like the old trainer hoppers in cartoons.

Super Bowl Media Day is Dumb Just Like the Media

storify.com — Sports on Earth Columnist Will Leitch lets you know why Super Bowl Media Day is the stupidest thing, which it is.

Kevin's Badge on Untappd

untappd.com — Share your reviews and photos of your favorite beers with your friends. You can also discover new beers and bars wherever you are.

Kevin's Badge on Untappd

untappd.com — Share your reviews and photos of your favorite beers with your friends. You can also discover new beers and bars wherever you are.

Fear and Trembling in Football

Kevin's Badge on Untappd

untappd.com — Share your reviews and photos of your favorite beers with your friends. You can also discover new beers and bars wherever you are.

Meet the Hardcore MLS Superfans Who Will Do Anything for Their Team

sports.vice.com — The Redondo Beach boardwalk and pier are nearly empty. Shops are closing down. Bars and restaurants are open, but nobody seems to be inside. Waves crash against the dark sand below. A man busks outside the public restrooms. And I'm lost.

MLS Defender Kevin Alston Is Beating Leukemia Off...

worldberound.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

worldberound.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.
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Jan 31, 2015

@simonfusion @KeithCostigan because he's all "finally someone finishes the chances I create and now you take me off."

Jan 31, 2015

Right footed too. Damn you Daniel. Damn you're good.

Jan 31, 2015

RT @JamesPearceEcho: And #LFC will have to wait until the summer to land Danny Ings after £4m bid rejected liverpoolecho.co.uk/sport/football…

Jan 30, 2015

“To be honest, I am just happy when people turn out at the shows.” —@Jason Anderson medium.com/@kkoczwara/the…

Jan 30, 2015

Shaun Hill is one of the most interesting people I've spoken with. I never anticipated talking philosophy for that story. @HillFarmstead



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