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One Year Ago: USTFCCCA And Taking Control

It caught my eye like a beautiful woman wearing a red dress. The headline on SportsJournalists.com read, “Communications Assistant – U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.” The body included words and phrases like “writing” (It could have really stopped there), “producing video and/or audio content” and “social media platforms.” All of that…

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NCAA Indoor Championships and My (Lack Of) Top-End Speed

The conversation started innocently enough. The NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships ended just a few hours before and my coworker and I were wrapping up some work for the USTFCCCA inside the press box at the Birmingham CrossPlex (a fine facility, if I must say). I looked down at the track and…

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Putting Up Numbers: USTFCCCA Website Style

Ever since I got out of newspapers and began working for the USTFCCCA in August of 2015, I had to figure out a new way to quantify my impact as an employee. In newspapers, particularly during my time as a page designer at the Athens Banner-Herald, I relied on certain benchmarks like how the elements…

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