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Brandon Foster

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Laramie, WY
Sports Reporter, News Tribune
As seen in: Deadspin, The Denver Post, Spokesman-Review, News & Observer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, The Modesto Bee, The Charlotte Observer, Daily Herald (Chicago, IL) and 70 more
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Wyoming beat writer @PokesAuthority and @CSTribune. St. Lunatic in cowboy country. Mizzou made. Tips: 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 — 1,874 followers, 28,228 tweets

Sep 24, 2017

@JordanDZink It could be in his mind, but it's also in the team's interest to keep him healthy plus he's trying to learn to be more of a pocket passer.

Sep 24, 2017

@focusedjedi @PokesAuthority He had two other targets, but I think he probably is still shaking off the rust some.

Sep 24, 2017

@unfiltereddad He was fine today. Only two off-target throws that I recall. They just weren't on the field all that much, honestly.

Sep 24, 2017

@510LEWIS307 Thanks! Hopefully my cold wasn't too noticeable haha

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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.