Biographical Info ---Multi-Media Journalist, Apopka Chief (Newspaper), Full Sail University/Dan Patrick School of Sportscasting ---Seeking to transition from newspaper journalism to sportscasting/ broadcasting and digital content creation/production/distribution ---Pursuing modern/progressive communication opportunities, expanding skills past reporting the news in the traditional print journalist role ---Currently covering Wekiva & Apopka High School sports for Apopka Chief (newspaper)(Orlando, Fl.) ---Wekiva High School internet broadcast team (football, men's/women's basketball, baseball) (www.wekivamustangs.com) ---Florida Press Association Award Winner (story & photography-2017 FHSAA state championship for bowling final) ---Covered eight FHSAA state championship teams and eight individual entries ---Over 30 years of experience as professional newspaper/print reporter and photojournalist. Majority of stories have been sports coverage. However, portfolio includes every general subject while executing wide range and most responsibilities of the traditional process of producing a newspaper at one time or another. Selected stories are posted weekly on Linked-In account. ---Neal was born in Detroit and grew up playing the four mainstream sports along with motorsports. At the age of eight, he was named to the local (Oak Park) hockey bantam and little league baseball travel all-star teams. The next year, Neal earned an academic and athletic scholarship to attend the first of two boarding schools known for championship programs in both sports. Neal spent the next 12 years traveling across North America as a member of those teams while preparing for a career in journalism.
Email Address email@example.com
Level BSM Gold - Monthly
Start Date September 7, 2021
Location Orlando, Florida