Writing and Editing
Andrew Lovell's Bio:
Andrew Lovell is a freelance writer and editor with more than eight years of professional experience. He has covered professional, college and high school athletics, and his work has been published on ESPN.com, FanSided.com, RotoBaller.com, D3football.com and D3hoops.com.
Andrew Lovell's Experience:
Editor, ESPN NOW at ESPNFebruary 2015 - August 2015 | Bristol, Connecticut
Created, curated and edited content for dynamic, real-time NOW feed. Sent alerts to subscribers for breaking, sport-specific and team-specific news through ESPN mobile app. Pitched ideas and contributed posts for sharing on social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, etc.).
News Editor, ESPN.com at ESPNOctober 2010 - March 2015 | Bristol, Connecticut
Edited and posted stories from staff reporters, wire services and other outlets. Rewrote stories from other media outlets, including information from reporters and wire services. Coordinated added-value opportunities, including video, photos, blogs, charts and graphics. Used news judgment to prioritize headlines on sports pages.
Sports Writer/Copy Editor at New Britain HeraldJune 2008 - September 2010 | New Britain, Connecticut
I covered local sports (mostly high schools), edited stories, laid out pages and filled any other roles needed within the sports department. I wrote a weekly column and a weekly feature on former area high school athletes now playing at colleges across the country. I also assisted with layout of news pages, including the front page.
Sports Writer/Copy Editor at The Ithaca JournalAugust 2007 - May 2008 | Ithaca, New York
During my senior year at Ithaca, I worked very closely with the Ithaca Journal, helping them with both office work and page layout, as well as game coverage and other feature stories. I covered both Ithaca College and Cornell University sporting events, as well as high school sports.
Sports Editor at The IthacanAugust 2004 - May 2008 | Ithaca, New York
The Ithacan almost single-handedly defined my college career. I joined my freshman year as a staff writer for the sports section and worked my way up to sports editor my senior year. In between, I served as the assistant sports editor my sophomore year and online sports editor my junior year. My duties in these various roles included: assigning and editing all sports stories for both print and online, managing a staff of 20 writers and writing weekly content. Wrote weekly sports and news content. I also helped develop and launch the Ithacan's first set of blogs. I maintained a Division III sports-exclusive blog for more than a year as well. In my time of staff, the Ithacan received many awards, including First Place for Overall Sports Coverage in the New York Press Association Better College Newspaper Competition.
Sports Writer at The Auburn CitizenJune 2007 - August 2007 | Auburn, New York
During the summer between my junior and senior years at Ithaca College, I worked part-time at the Auburn Citizen, a daily newspaper in Auburn, NY. At the Citizen I handled a variety of duties, including writing feature stories, compiling briefs and organizing information in the office, and compiling roundups on the Toronto Blue Jays' Double-A affiliate, the Auburn Doubledays.
Sports Intern at The Poughkeepsie JournalJune 2006 - August 2006 | Poughkeepsie, New York
I interned over the summer with my hometown newspaper, the Poughkeepsie Journal. While with the Journal I mainly focused on feature writing, but was also sometimes asked to answer phones in the office and compile briefs and box scores.
Freelance writer/editor at MultipleAugust 2015 - Present
Edit content for Book in a Box, a book publishing startup. Write news and entertainment posts for FanSided.com. Write weekly fantasy sports blog posts for RotoBaller.com. Write weekly column for D3hoops.com. Contributed to D3football.com’s season preview coverage. Started working on my first creative fiction novel. Created personal blog, focusing on sports.
Andrew Lovell's Education:
Ithaca CollegeConcentration: Sport Media, Writing
F.D.Roosevelt High School
Andrew Lovell's Interests & Activities:
Writing, editing, sports, fantasy sports, reporting, fiction writing, Star Wars