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809 Sybil St.

Ann Arbor, MI, 48104

(517)-899-0844
ggarno@umich.edu

@G_Garno

Gregory A. Garno
Education
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI September 2011 May 2015
Major: Communication Studies
Minor: Writing.
More than five years experience in Spanish

Related Experience
Future Associate Beat Reporter Summer 2015
MLB.com
o Covering the Chicago Cubs and White Sox, responsible for breaking news, advances and game stories among other stories.
Daily Sports Writer: Football Beat Writer January 2014 Present
The Michigan Daily

Ann Arbor, MI

o Responsible for breaking news, game coverage, longform features and columns while competing with local Detroit, Toledo
and Ann Arbor media outlets.
o Led reporting on national news stories, including resignation of Athletic Director, football coachs handling of a players
concussion and new ticket prices that sparked discussion among local and national audiences.
o Develop and maintain relationships with players and coaches through interviews for future work.
o Communicate through social media and update live blog to provide real-time updates while organizing running game cover.
o Previous beat writing experience in hockey, softball, womens basketball and volleyball.
Digital Editorial Intern May 2014 August 2014
The Sporting News

Charlotte, NC

o Develop ideas for independent, long-form articles; research and report articles. Coordinate photos and videos to accompany.
o Manage and coordinate content at daytime or nighttime desk for multiple sports. Communicate with national writers and
other editors to edit stories for clarity and errors, headline and place stories on website.
o Pursue short form stories; report on breaking news from other outlets and post to social media. Develop posts for search
engine optimization; crop, edit and place photos.
o Constructing SN's tablet edition, which involves editing stories and assembling pages for audience the next day.
Managing Sports Editor April 24, 2013 Present
The Michigan Daily
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Ann Arbor, MI

Organize, manage and create content, stories or breaking news pertinent to the University of Michigan for writers to cover.
Created strategy and promoted initiative to lead new revenue growth for staff that increased online readership by 56%.
Editing stories for structure, grammar, accurate information and statistics while guiding younger writers to improve stories.
Organize sections website while distributing stories through social media to followers on daily basis.

Sports Reporter April 2012 September 2012


The Daily Telegram

Adrian, MI

o Take, type and record statistics during calls from coaches in various sports regarding relevant game information.
o Assigned to report on various high school events including football games and a state championship softball game.
o Produced small features from high school standouts to professionals, cover games from Prep football to NASCAR
Freelance Sports Reporter Present
Bylines in The Associated Press, Detroit Free Press, The Oklahoman, Sports Xchange, Baton
Rouge Advocate, Times of Northwest Indiana, Mihockeynow.com
o Build relationships with new editors, pitch story ideas to editors and work with writing styles and needs of those editors.
o Observe, record and organize information from event while transcribing quotes from interviews on deadline.

809 Sybil St.


Ann Arbor, MI, 48104

(517)-899-0844
ggarno@umich.edu

@G_Garno

Honors
o Finalist in Society of Professional Journalists Sports Column writing in Region 4.
o Recipient of Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award in Region 4 for feature article, Andrew Copp:
Off the Gridiron, onto the ice.
o Runner-up in SPJs national competition in sports writing for piece, Andrew Copp: Off the Gridiron, onto the ice.
o Recipient of the annual Ray OHara Sports Writing Award for 2014. Recognized "for a series of articles that show an
investigative, journalistic style and that exhibit candor, a search for truth and a sense of humor, yet honor the highest ethics
and principles of journalism" to Michigan Daily award committee.

References

o John Turner, Deputy Editor at Sporting News

Phone: (704)-973-1570
Email: jturner@sportingnews.com
o Scott McNeish, Sports Editor at the Daily Telegram

Phone: (517)-265-5111 ext: 255


Email: smcneish@lenconnect.com
o Michael Caples, Managing Editor of Michigan Hockey Magazine

Phone: (734)-748-1457
Email: mcaples@mihockeynow.com

Clips
o The not-so-glamorous life of a modern day Crash Davis, The Sporting News:

http://www.sportingnews.com/mlb/story/2014-07-22/mike-hessman-toledo-mud-hens-journey-detroit-tigerscrash-davis-jason-marquis
o Greg Garno: The Day Drake Johnson got his chance to shine, The Michigan Daily
http://michigandaily.com/sports/drake-johnson-michigan-football-brady-hoke-amara-darboh-derrick-green
o Filling the Stands: The Evolution of Football Saturdays, The Michigan Daily:
http://michigandaily.com/article/big-house-culture-2014