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Tackle Sports Writing As A Woman

'In this profession, doing quality work, being personable and having a good reputation certainly trump gender'

By Matt Krumrie - April 6, 2009
Rachel Blount can still remember those early days of her sports writing career. It was 1985 and she was working at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in her first job after graduating with a M.A. in Journalism from the University of Missouri. She'd spend Friday nights covering high school football, and coaches would say to her in postgame interviews, "What are you ...

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