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Jeff Odom

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Tampa, Florida
Digital Media Assistant, Tampa Bay Times and Contributing Reporter, MLB.com — MLB.com, Tampa Bay Times
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Covers:  blue jays, baseball, mlb, college football, recruiting, high school sports, college basketball
Doesn't Cover: bigfoot sightings, knitting, basket weaving

Digital media at @TBLightning. Covering USF football, men's basketball and more for @TB_Times. @MLB.com contributor. Keeping it eight more than 92.

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Biography

Jeff Odom covers University of South Florida athletics for the Tampa Bay Times and the Toronto Blue Jays during MLB Spring Training for The Associated Press.

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@jeffodom — 3,141 followers, 27,547 tweets

Jul 21, 2017

@SenatorGiggity @USFCollin Good to see Collin getting ahead of the curve and giving us all a glimpse into what Jon Gruden will surely look like in 20 years.

Jul 18, 2017

For those interested: @BovadaLV has set the over/under for #USF's 2017 win total at 10 — highest in The American and among Florida schools.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I freelanced with a weekly newspaper during my senior year of high school, which ended up turning into a staff job when I graduated.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, way back in Kindergarten.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Clark Kent

Awards

Community Newspapers of Florida - Award of Excellence

2013 - Best Original Writing
I received one of three awards of excellence for feature and human-interest writing out of nearly one thousand other entries from the CPF. The winning article was about an elementary school physical education teacher that survived a massive heart attack while on-duty.