Preston Dure

Vienna, VA USA
Website: http://www.duresport.com
Contact

Professional Experience

A sportswriter who can branch out, covering soccer, MMA, Olympic sports and sundry non-sports topics in media from live blogs to books.

Expertise

Content Editor (online)
10 Years
Editor
18 Years
Reporter
18 Years

Specialty

International
2 Years
Sports & Recreation
13 Years

Industries


Newspaper - National
10 Years
Newspaper - Local/Regional
7 Years
Wire Service
1 Year

Total Media Industry Experience

19 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

USA TODAY (10+), ESPN (1-2)

Other Work History

1999-2010, USA TODAY/USATODAY.com 1998-1999, Knight Ridder Tribune 1994-1998, News & Record, Greensboro, NC 1991-1994, Morning Star, Wilmington, NC

Technical Skills

Video shooting, basic photo editing, XML-to-HTML translation, various publishing tools

Computer Skills

Basic MS Office, database/spreadsheet work in Excel and Access, HTML, some XML/XSL, some JavaScript

Equipment

Audio on laptop (Skype, editing software)

Associations

President, North American Soccer Reporters

Work Samples

Indexes

(USA TODAY 8/30/2016)
My stories at USA TODAY, 2004-present
(USA TODAY 8/30/2016)
USATODAY.com columns through 2004
CV
(Various 8/30/2016)
Many more samples from various phases of my career