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Claire Novak

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Horse Racing Correspondent — ESPN
Covers:  kentucky, thoroughbreds, horse racing, jockeys, trainers, sports, horses
Doesn't Cover: grass

Horses. Journalism. Bikram yoga. #longform. Sleeping on planes. Waking up in new countries. Also Mrs. Crosby. Founder of @hopefulfarmorg. IG: traveling_lass

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Biography

Claire Novak is one of Thoroughbred racing’s most recognizable writers. Currently online features editor for The Blood-Horse Magazine in Lexington, Ky,, she is the winner of the 2011 Media Eclipse Award for Feature/Commentary, the 2012 Joe Hirsch Memorial Writing Award for Feature/Commentary, and...

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@ClaireNovak — 13,188 followers, 29,569 tweets

Nov 14, 2017

My week on Twitter 🎉: 2 Mentions, 5 Favorited, 3 Retweets, 7.48K Retweet Reach, 1 Reply, 3 Tweets. See yours with https://t.co/QLvU3s8J3U https://t.co/4S7iRUFT8k

Nov 07, 2017

My week on Twitter 🎉: 20 Mentions, 3.8K Mention Reach, 76 Favorited, 6 Retweets, 17.9K Retweet Reach. See yours with https://t.co/QLvU3s8J3U https://t.co/CoC8ChtbM6

Nov 06, 2017

RT @CollingsBerry: Now 25, Rogan Josh, winner of the 1999 Melbourne Cup, takes his place in the parade through the city centre. https://t.co/3feJS2ga8e

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How is social media changing news?

Social media has completely revamped the face of news reporting, sending us hurtling into a real-time age of snap decisions.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter, with Instagram as a close runner-up.

What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

My Rene Douglas feature, because I was able to obtain excellent access and, in turn, convey the heartbreaking emotion of his injury.

Awards

Eclipse Award

2011 - Feature/Commentary
Horse Racing's highest honor.

Louisville Metro Journalism Award

2008 - Sports Writing - Magazines