Michael Lewis

New York, NY USA
Website: http://

Professional Experience

I was a newspaper journalist for 13 years, covering all sports at the high school, college and pro level. I now freelance for an environmental website, writing weekly articles on a variety of environmental topics like solar power and electric vehicles, and I also do press releases for PR clients.


13 Years
2 Years


Environment & Nature
2 Years
Sports & Recreation
15 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
2 Years
Newspaper - National
13 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

17 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Thomas Publishing, ThomasNet News (10+), Tennis Week Magazine (3-5), Maxim Magazine (1-2)

Other Work History

Staff Writer-Daytona Beach News-Journal Staff Writer- Glens Falls (N.Y.) Post-Star

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, Windows XP


Dave Markowitz: 386-212-1306 Christian Bonawandt: 212-629-2173


Two-time Associated Press Sports Editor winner, also 3-time winner of Fla. Press Club awards, named best columnist and best feature story.



Human-interest story on the town of Greensburg, Kan., and how five years after a devastating tornado, they have rebuilt their town using green energy principles, solar power, and wind.
On the eve of the Super Bowl, I wrote a column about the controversy surrounding Tim Tebow's pro-life ad set to air on CBS during the Super Bowl.
Story on the close bond between Olympic swimming gold medalist Ryan Lochte and his father, Steve. They are best friends and Steve knows what makes his son tick.
Feature story looking at legislation introduced in Congress that would allow renewable energy companies to have tax breaks similar to those previously only offered to fossil fuel projects
Front-page feature story on DeLand High School football player Shawn Willis, whose brother died tragically when young. Shawn's brother's death served as an inspiration for his team during their playoff run.
Professional wrestler Chris Benoit murdered his wife and young son one weekend in 2007; I investigated what drove him to the crime, including his history of concussions, and what his last hours on Earth were like. Hardest but most rewarding story I've ever done.