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Blake Silvers

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

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@JBlakeSilvers — 1,060 followers, 5,608 tweets

My personal interest level in an @Eagles vs. @Patriots #SuperBowlLII is currently sitting at about 0.000001 % - #NFL #NFLPlayoffs
Me to 3 yo daughter: "Where did your sister go?" 3 yo: "Oh, she's dead." Me:
RT @grantmcauley: Happy 147th Birthday to the #Braves, who were "born" on January 20, 1871 as the Boston Red Stockings. A charter mem…
#MLB powers that be constantly talk about pace of play as a problem with baseball. Have they never seen the last 2:00 of a close basketball game? It take a half hour.
RT @GeorgiaTechFB: How do you start a $4.5 million locker room renovation? Strength coach Zach Reed swings the first sledgehammer! 🔨👷‍💪
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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.