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Jon Finkel

Miami / Ft. Lauderdale
Publisher, Beckett Media, Author and Columnist
As seen in: AskMen, HoopsHype
Covers:  men's lifestyle, fitness, sports, sporting events, televison, movies, health, athletes
Doesn't Cover: algebra

Author: "Mean" Joe Greene, Heart Over Height w @nate_robinson, Forces of Character, The Dadvantage, Charlie Ward bio drops Dec. '17 | @beckettmedia | @lifeofdad

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Biography

I have written for Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, Muscle & Fitness, GQ, Details, The New York Times, AskMen.com, ComedyCentral.com and many more. I currently write for Yahoo! Sports’ ThePostGame.com, where I contribute profiles on athletes as well as high-profile participatory journalism featur...

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@Jon_Finkel — 4,965 followers, 6,765 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

RT @JPosnanski: "It is a combination of ditch-digging, mountain climbing, treadmill and childbirth." -- Edna Ferber 2/2

Sep 19, 2017

RT @JPosnanski: "Only amateurs say they write for their own amusement. Writing is not an amusing occupation." 1/2

Sep 18, 2017

I know you're feeling good with your 2-0 start #Steelers fans. Feel even better by reading "Mean" Joe Greene's book:  http://amzn.to/2oBmdWK 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Newspaper: The Santa Monica Sun - Website: HoopsHype.com

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No.

How is social media changing news?

The news makers don't need us anymore to get their word out. We have to give readers a reason to read.

Awards

American Library Association Award for Young Readers

2003 - Reluctant Young Readers
Won an ALA award for a series of books I wrote for the National Basketball Association's 'Read to Achieve' Program. The series was called "The Greatest Stars of the NBA" and I wrote all 12 books. Each installment was on a different NBA player or NBA theme, including books on LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, etc...