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P.K. Daniel

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San Diego
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
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Covers:  sports-related health and safety issues, wta, individual sports profiles, nfl issues (artificial vs natural turf), baseball recruiting, commotio cordis, concussions, sudden cardiac arrest

Longtime sports journalist, with a recent focus on medical issues. U of MD J-School alum. Fan of Terps, O's and 'Skins.

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Biography

My journalism career has spanned a quarter-century, including a combined 18 years at the San Diego Union-Tribune and the Los Angeles Daily News.

At both papers, I supervised the nightly sports copy-desk operations and developed a track record of meeting multiple daily production deadlines. Worki...

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@pkdaniel — 175 followers, 357 tweets

Nov 19, 2017

And yet, sadly, fewer and fewer prep athletes play multiple sports, in part because of governing bodies that allow offseason contact between players and coaches. This means single-sport commitments for athletes whose coaches run year-round programs. https://t.co/ZUc9skyss9

Oct 27, 2017

RT @UNCWrestling: Daniel wins 2-1 at HWT in double overtime. That’s concludes our matches for the night!

Oct 08, 2017

RT @SI_PeterKing: Pence2 So @VP took a taxpayer-funded airplane knowing he’d be walking out right after the anthem to protest. Swell use of our tax dollars.

Sep 29, 2017

@bruceschoenfeld I assumed you had read I was Rene Gonzales' sister-in-law in a Baseball America article I wrote a few years ago. No?

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a sports stringer for a weekly newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. LOL.

How is social media changing news?

It allows the public to get the news faster, but too many "content producers" are consumed with getting it first instead of getting it right.