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Jeff Odom

Tampa, Florida
Digital Media Assistant, Tampa Bay Times and Contributing Reporter, —, 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. Sports reporter for @TB_Times. contributor. @USouthFlorida grad. Keeping it eight more than 92.

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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 — 3,133 followers, 27,506 tweets

Jun 26, 2017

RT @TBLightning: A legend to us, and now to all. Major congrats to our very own Dave Andreychuk, 2017 @HockeyHallFame inductee. ⚡️

Jun 26, 2017

Nothing like a wrong-way driver in downtown Tampa to kickoff a Monday morning. Friendly reminder: Please pay attention to the one-way signs.

Jun 25, 2017

Great piece on former #USF quarterback Mike White, who seems to be excelling off the field for Western Kentucky just as much as he is on it.

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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


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.