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Brandon Foster

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Laramie, WY
Sports Reporter, News Tribune
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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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@BFoster91 — 1,724 followers, 26,317 tweets

Jun 23, 2017

RT @WyoVarsity: Bradie Gray Recovery Fund for bull rider critically injured last week at CNFR has raised more than $25,000. Gray is still in ICU.

Jun 23, 2017

@510LEWIS307 Yeah I think that's the main issue. Plus it's a dingy place and I think they'd rather play outdoors haha

Jun 23, 2017

@510LEWIS307 Basically they would've been set to get one in 2020 but the stadium deal didn't pass. It's a big soccer city but there's no good venue.

Jun 23, 2017

RT @A_G_Haubner: Good company to keep if you're Josh Allen. Bama's Jalen Hurts, Heisman winner Lamar Jackson, Arky's Austin Allen. N…

Jun 23, 2017

@510LEWIS307 Eh after two left I'm not sure the city even wants another one. I'd gladly take an MLS team though!

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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.