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Joe DePaolo

Lexington, KY
Senior Writer and Sports Editor — Mediaite
Covers:  blogging, narrative writing, long-form features, entertainment, profile writing, game stories, media, sports

Senior Writer/Sports Editor @mediaite. Work published by the NYT, WaPo, many others. 2017 Society of Pro Journalists NJ award-winner - Magazine Profile Writing

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I am a New York based freelance writer who has written about sports and entertainment for; The New York Times,, and a host of other print and Internet outlets. I also spent several years working as a producer of news and business talk radio for two national networks.

In 2013, I have pub...

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Aug 19, 2017

I kinda feel like we're way past Crawford-Pacquiao - which they seemed to be pushing on the broadcast. I don't need to see that one.

Aug 19, 2017

Solid start for Crawford. I agree with Andre Ward. Indongo just looks a little tight. 10-9 Terence #CrawfordIndogo

Aug 19, 2017

#CrawfordIndogo about to get underway. Think it's gonna be a good one. I like Bud by 8th rd KO, w/Indongo winning his share of early rounds

Aug 19, 2017

@hagar17 Hi Ian.I'm working on a story for the NY Times. Could you spare a few min to speak about Tim?If so, can you send me a DM? Thank you

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