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Brandon Foster

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Laramie, WY
Sports Reporter, News Tribune
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Covers:  sports, basketball, football, tennis, baseball, music, movies

Wyoming beat writer @PokesAuthority and @CSTribune. St. Lunatic in cowboy country. Mizzou made. Tips: brandon.foster at trib.com.

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Biography

My name’s Brandon Foster, and I’m the Wyoming athletics beat writer for the Casper Star-Tribune. I'm a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, where I earned a bachelor’s degree in Print and Digital News with an emphasis in Sports Journalism. I previously worked as the Mizzou athletics bea...

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@BFoster91 — 1,750 followers, 26,584 tweets

Jul 21, 2017

RT @CSTribune: Wyoming ranked no. 1 in study of whether college is worth cost  http://buff.ly/2uF2Bqo 

Jul 20, 2017

I am fully aware that this is an incredibly dumb tweet, but I wasn't not going to put all that useless Björk knowledge to use.

Jul 20, 2017

RT @GeoffGrammer: 6-5 Australian junior national teamer Makuach Maluach announces via Instagram he has signed w/ UNM Lobos hoops.…

Jul 20, 2017

I assume this was the gist of today's conversation between Hugh Freeze and Ole Miss athletic director Ross Björk:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPWfpgwU5c4 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My junior year, I worked as a staff writer for my high school paper. I also contributed to Difference Makers Sports Magazine that year.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I've used a dial-up modem. That's about as far as I go back.

How is social media changing news?

Social media has changed the way our readers find news, but it has also become a reporting tool that journalists can't afford to ignore.

Awards

Mastering the Method

2014 - Breaking News
Dean’s Award for breaking news reporting in the Mastering the Method contest at the Missouri School of Journalism. The contest recognizes outstanding work by undergraduate students in the areas of broadcast, multimedia, photography and writing.

SPJ Mark of Excellence

2014 - Non-Fiction Magazine Article
Contributed to a “Field Notes From Missouri” narrative wildlife guide published by Vox Magazine, a regional winner. Brandon's story on foxes was the main story featured in the guide.