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Pat DeCola

Pat DeCola

Editor/Producer, Content

NASCAR

Editor/Producer, Content at NASCAR.com

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NASCAR

Editor/Producer, Content

• Responsible for packaging, developing and creating original, creative, editorial elements for NASCAR.com, including but not limited to news stories, live products, sponsored elements and features.
• Helped secure primary sponsorship from Chevrolet Silverado for weekly Sprint Cup Power Rankings featured article.
• Exhibiting proficiency in content management software Adobe CQ and advanced writing and editing skills for editorial and web production.
• Wroting and editing on tight deadline, including travel for coverage of races and events away from the office.

Project Management Skills:
• Coordination of delivery of editorial content for daily site operation.
• Managing workflow and creating packages ahead of time to be posted as news becomes relevant.
• Manage client expectations and work with NASCAR and industry stakeholders to ensure production of quality, relevant content.

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Sulia, Inc.

Sports Contributor

I scour the internet for interesting sports stories to share on the world's first subject-based social network. I also provide stories I write on the Boston Red Sox and general NFL and NCAA previews and recaps.

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Sports Networker

Contributing Author

Focuses on social media aspects and values of organizations across NFL, MLB, and NBA.

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Sports Data, LLC.

NFL/NCAA Football Reporter

• Wrote brief, AP-style NCAA football and NFL previews and game recaps within minutes of final whistle. These stories are used by SportsData customers, which include Google, IBM, NBC Sports, Sporting News, and CantorGaming.

Career

Bleacher Report

Boston Red Sox/Boston Celtics Featured Columnist

• Contributed 2-3 baseball and basketball columns per week, placed on premier real estate of BleacherReport.com. Routinely generates thousands of readers.

FighterJournal

Contributing Author

Wrote monthly articles that focus on the business and TV side of UFC and MMA events.

Peabody/Lynnfield Weekly News

Sports Reporter

• Writes feature stories on local high school, college, and semi-professional athletes for weekly community newspaper.
• Covers North Shore Navigators baseball home games.

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New Hampshire Union Leader

Web Editor

Strategically post stories to UnionLeader.com through Saxotech CMS to promote website traffic growth.

New Hampshire Union Leader

Sports Reporter

• Beat writer for Boston Red Sox baseball and New England Patriots football
, and New Hampshire Fisher Cats games on assignment
• Compiles monthly research, data, and statistics of New Hampshire athletes and wrote “Athlete of the Month” feature stories.
• Reports on New Hampshire high school football, basketball, hockey, soccer and volleyball games, as well as New Hampshire Fisher Cats minor league baseball games.
• Writes Arts and Entertainment pieces for NH Weekend, a popular portion of the publication.

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SportsData

MLB Power Rankings Writer

• Wrote weekly MLB Power Rankings for SportsDataLLC.com, placing each MLB team by league stature for SportsData clients.

Twitchy

Contributing Editor

• Aggregated fan reactions to Twitter sports and entertainment trends and wrote quick-hit stories to accompany them for Twitchy.com, the social media site of FOX News personality Michelle Malkin. I was part of a staff than consisted of less than 10 people, including Malkin.

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Fox Sports

MLB Power Rankings Writer

• Established MLB hierarchy weekly by evaluating each team’s status for Chase Bank-sponsored FOXSports.com MLB Power Rankings during 2010 and 2011 seasons, receiving thousands upon thousands of hits.

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Patch.com

Reporter | Videographer

• Published “Athlete of the Week” videos for Tewksbury/Andover Patch, seeing process through from start to finish by writing material, filming footage, and editing clips
• Chronicled events ranging from youth/high school sports to community events.

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Fox Sports

MLB/NBA Analyst

• Contributed NBA and MLB columns to FOX Sports Net’s regional websites, becoming first national writer for all FSN sites, such as FOXSportsSouthwest.com, FOXSportsFlorida.com.

Career

Fox Sports

Editorial Assistant

• Planned and developed strategy for FSN regional sites launch in October 2009, while writing, publishing, and managing digital content for all sites
• Assigned as Project Manager for Scout.com regional content and Gatorade’s ReplaytheSeries.com, both of which saw tremendous growth in initial stages.
• Provided CMS Platformic support to Digital Content Managers.
• Managed a support editorial team based in Los Angeles via teleconferencing.

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Comcast Sports Net New England

Beat | Notebook Writer

• New England Revolution beat writer and Boston Red Sox notebook columnist for CSNNE.com.

Comcast Sportsnet New England

Production Intern

• Assisted news anchors and producers on set of “Mohegan Sun Sports Tonight”

Greater Northeastern Athletic Conference

Institutional Correspondent

• Wrote feature stories for www.TheGNAC.com

Saint Joseph's College Athletic Department

Contributing Writer

• Conducted interviews with student-athletes, athletic staff, and others associated with school athletics
• Wrote detailed on-the-spot journals of important swim meets

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Saint Joseph's College of Maine

Sports Editor | Staff Writer

• Generated and supplied staff writers with story ideas
• Wrote sports opinion columns about professional and college athletics

St. Joseph's College (ME)

Bachelors, Communications - Journalism

Institute for Humane Studies

Journalism, Ethics

Central Catholic High School