Besides writing content for the class blog and freelancing for outlets such as Arizona Republic, Tampa Bay Times and DyeStat, I also live tweeted the event from both my personal account and the class account.
These are my top two favorite stories from the trials:
These two stood out to me because they represent the highlights of my reporting career: the first time my pitch was accepted by a professional outlet; the first time I asked for the microphone in a press conference. Every little milestone leads to something big.
Here are some others that I wrote:
Men’s 100m: Trayvon Bromell takes 2nd in the final, is off to Rio
Men’s Triple Jump: Matthew O’Neal grabs 5th in the final, misses out on Rio