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Blake Silvers

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Rome, GA
Editor, Rome News-Tribune and FanSided Contributor — FanSided, Rome News-Tribune
Covers:  Atlanta Braves, Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets.
Doesn't Cover: I'll consider any pitch.
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Biography

Blake Silvers is an editor at the Rome News-Tribune, and a contributor at Fansided. His work frequently appears on FoxSports.com, and he has also written for Bleacher Report.

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@JBlakeSilvers — 1,020 followers, 5,221 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

@SBNationCFB F$U is a better job. Why would a coach go to a place that just fired a really good coach? Poison.

Nov 22, 2017

RT @AaronQ13Fox: It’s rivalry week. #WSU is one win away from the @pac12 title game. But a reporter getting married in 9 days asked…

Nov 21, 2017

RT @BigSouthSports: JUST ANNOUNCED: @kennesawstfb Head Coach Brian Bohannon has been named the 2017 #BigSouthFB🏈 Coach of the Year! https://t.co/Hj329Z5BEX

Nov 21, 2017

Even with the #MLB punishment, Coppolella still did less long term damage to the #Braves than Frank Wren.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I wrote for Bleacher Report back in 2012, and then did some work for the Rome News-Tribune a year or so later.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, in middle school I wrote a few history papers on an electric typewriter before we owned a computer or printer.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is making news more available on a 24/7 basis, and providing the raw story for everyone to see.