Joe Nevills on Muck Rack

Joe Nevills

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Lexington, KY
Sales Editor, Daily Racing Form and Columnist, Arabian Finish Line Magazine
As seen in: Daily Racing Form
Covers:  thoroughbreds, horse racing, arabian racing, breeding, auctions, agriculture, quarter horses, gambling

Sales editor for Daily Racing Form/DRF Breeding. Michigan correspondent. Small track guy. Moonlights as The Haiku Handicapper. Personal acct.: @mibredclaimer

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Biography

Joe Nevills is sales editor at Daily Racing Form, specializing in Thoroughbred auction and breeding topics, as well as serving as the publication's Michigan correspondent. He also writes a monthly column for Arabian Finish Line titled "Making Claims."

Nevills was previously a staff writer for Tho...

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first paying job was with Central Michigan Life, the student newspaper in college. The first salaried job was with Thoroughbred Times.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Until sophomore year of high school, I typed my papers on an electric typewriter.

How is social media changing news?

It's eliminated the need for letters to the editor. Ultimately, this is a net gain.

Media Eclipse Award, honorable mention

2013 - Feature/Commentary
Honorable mention for memoir essay "Finding Charley" in Daily Racing Form.

Media Sovereign Award - Finalist

2016 - Writing
For writing about the Canadian Thoroughbred industry, "Giant Gizmo rocketing up the charts."