Deputy Editor of @ForTheWin and back at it for @USATODAYSports. Basketball, burritos and boom bap. ajoseph@gannett.com

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Biography

My career, quickly, in chronological order:

• Graduated the Philip Merrill School of Journalism at the University of Maryland-College Park in 2009.

• Worked at The Diamondback student newspaper from 2006 through 2009, serving as sports editor, summer editor-in-chief, sports columnist and senior s...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked on the sports copy desk at The Des Moines Register right out of college.

How is social media changing news?

It's pushing us to change the way we approach breaking news. Stories need to go deeper. Headlines need to draw more interest.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Kermit the Frog.