Joe Clancy on Muck Rack

Joe Clancy

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Fair Hill, Maryland
Editor, Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred, Thisishorseracing.com, The Saratoga Special
Covers:  saratoga race course, steeplechasing, steeplechase racing, saratoga, equine sports, thoroughbred horse racing, horses, horse racing, sports

Saratoga Special, Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred & Thoroughbred Calendar from ST Publishing. All about horse racing media.

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Biography

Joe Clancy started his journalism career at the University of Delaware in 1986 or so, with a first byline about the presidential bid of Pete du Pont (the campaign obviously did not go well). Since then, he's covered high school sports, college sports, semi-pro baseball, the lifeguard Olympics, a ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Sports/news reporter for The Whale, a twice-weekly newspaper in Lewes, Delaware.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes

How is social media changing news?

I like that it makes it easier to spread the word about stories, articles, publications. I don't like that it makes everybody hurry.

Awards

Eclipse Award

2014 - News/Enterprise
Annual award for excellence in covering Thoroughbred racing. My award was for an article in Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred about California Chrome's win in the 2014 Preakenss Stakes. The full article can be read here: http://midatlantictb.com/cms/index.php/archived-news/award-winners/540-horse-of-a-lifetime