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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 @NarrativelyNY, @Classical, @ESPNFC & more. kkoczwar[at]gmail[dot]com

Kevin Koczwara's Biography

Worcester, Mass, based journalist. Contributed to 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.

All about the longform movement, and the beauty of the quick blog post.

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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.

Revolution bond together to form a dangerous MLS playoff team

espnfc.com — "What are you going to do, complain about it?" It's July 26 and the New England Revolution are in a tailspin. They have just lost to the Columbus Crew -- their eighth defeat in a row -- but coach Jay Heaps is staying positive.

Weekly News Digest: 10/13

howlermagazine.com — HERE'S WHAT HAPPENED IN THE LAST SEVEN DAYS Grant Wahl writes that Landon's send-off game against Ecuador, which ended in a 1-1 draw, was "the best thing that could have happened for Donovan and for U.S. Soccer." [] 2. With Donovan's retirement coming soon, Noah Davis asks whether the U.S.

Weekly News Digest

howlermagazine.com — Stories from the past week, organized in descending order from mind-blowing to meh-but-still-worth-a-look Kobe Bryant sends inspirational texts to Sydney Leroux. Yes, you read that correctly. "Sydney Leroux slides her manicured nails across her phone and pulls up a text she got from Kobe Bryant two days ago.

What I’ve Learned:

medium.com — Looking back on an interview with one of the world's best brewers from a year ago. It's been over a year since I wrote a story about Shaun Hill, the brewer of some of the world's best beer, and his brewery, Hill Farmstead.

The Wonderbrewer of Nowheresville

narrative.ly — I'm a bit nervous when I finally turn down the long dirt road to the brewery after a two-hour drive. The road doesn't seem to lead anywhere. I'm in the middle of nowhere and there is no brewery in sight. It certainly doesn't seem like the most logical place for one.

Photo Taken in Puerto Rico at...

tumblr.com — michaelkoczwara: Photo Taken in Puerto Rico at theCastillo de San Cristóbal.Taken with my Nikon D5200

Home’s history revealed with initial find

bostonglobe.com — "FM" Since the day my wife, Dawn, and I bought our house in Worcester, we wondered about the initials left in the concrete steps out front. The letters just didn't make sense; we had bought the house from people whose last name started with a "B."

Fall Guide 2012 | Worcester MagWorcester Mag

worcestermag.com — It's fall in New England again and this year Worcester Mag is giving you everything you need to enjoy the season. Whether you're looking for a spiced seasonal beer, a weekend full of pumpkin carving and hayrides, a place to play disc golf or you simply are looking to cheer on a local football team field side, this fall guide has it all.

Jermaine Jones Saga Shows Fatal Flaw in Major League Soccer

medium.com — Jermaine Jones And The Curious CaseOf MLS Rules After almost two decades of single-entity control, it's time for MLS to grow up and let teams lead on deals. Jermaine Jones is a very good midfielder and the 32-year-old German-American wanted to play in Major League Soccer. The league wanted one of U.S.

Revolution stay in a funk

bostonglobe.com — HARRISON, N.J. - It was a game of two halves for the New England Revolution. The New York Red Bulls had a defender sent off and were down a goal at halftime, but second-half goals from Dax McCarty and Bradley Wright-Phillips secured a 2-1 comeback win for the home side at Red Bull Arena, extending New England's winless streak in New Jersey to 10 games.
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Oct 30, 2014

@socarolinesays @MDCollegian I hated those kids and their bags of marshmallows, socks rolled up and stupid nerf guns on a packed bus ride.

Oct 30, 2014

"Partners will always have a seat at this table" sounds like a quality person to have on your ownership team #LAFC

Oct 30, 2014

My favorite part of this #LAFC ownership group is Vincent Tan's mustache. partners.lafc.com/#Leadership

Oct 30, 2014

.@GothamistDan sounds like there won't be any arguments there then...

Oct 30, 2014

RT @GothamistDan: Vincent Tan, Magic Johnson, and Mia Hamm just 3 of TWENTY-TWO listed owners for LAFC. partners.lafc.com/#Leadership

Oct 30, 2014

This sums up Rondo last night too. | Rajon Rondo is the question without an answer, again sbnation.com/nba/2014/9/30/… via @sbnation



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