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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. Email: brandon.foster at http://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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May 26, 2017

@chriswyoillini I do not know whether that is true. I'm not a political reporter and that was never my point.

May 26, 2017

@chriswyoillini I never said he was a hero. You don't have to be a hero to not deserve assault. I just think this should be a point we can all agree on.

May 26, 2017

@chriswyoillini Yes it is. But I don't think there's a question bad enough to merit assault as a response.

May 26, 2017

@jwodell11 Haha no worries. And this might've been an imperfect vessel for my point, but I just don't think hating reporters does anyone any good.

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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.