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Friday, January 4 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Breaking from student press into the world of major-league beatwriting

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If you’ve got a love for writing and a love for sport, there are few gigs better than covering it from the sidelines. This panel will discuss how to best build a sportswriting portfolio, keep up with industry trends, build relationships with team sources and stay fresh when covering a team or league over the duration of a long season.

Moderator: Ryan Pike

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Kristen Anderson

Sports Reporter, Postmedia
Kristen Anderson has worked in media for over a decade, covering a variety of sports and adapting to the changing environment of newspapers. She works for Postmedia — the Calgary Herald and Calgary Sun — covering the National Hockey League and the Calgary Flames on a daily basis... Read More →
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Kaitlyn McGrath

Associate Editor, The Athletic
Kaitlyn McGrath is the associate editor and Blue Jays writer at the Athletic Toronto. Before entering the world of journalism startups, Kaitlyn previously worked at CBC and the National Post. She is a graduate of Western University and a former editor at The Western Gazette. 
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Ryan Pike

Beat Writer, FlamesNation
A Gauntlet alumnus, Ryan Pike grew up as a sports fan and writes about hockey for FlamesNation.ca, The Hockey Writers and The Sporting News. He's a member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association. 

Friday January 4, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm
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