This blog will focus on the connection between public relations and the sports world. Sports journalism and business continue to grow exponentially and public relations becomes more intertwined with the sports world. The author aims to present each post in an unbiased, objective manner in congruency with true journalistic ethics; however, opinion and experience pieces will undoubtedly feature mild author viewpoints. Feel free to argue and engage in debate! Each informational mistake will be notated with an asterisk and corrected with attribution to the mistake.
Tom Malone is a senior majoring in journalism and history with a minor in Spanish at the University of Oregon. He is the recruitment chairman for the Sigma Chi fraternity, a freelance writer for the Oregon Daily Emerald, and a passionate Duck fan. He worked for the campus television news station, Duck U, as a street reporter and for the Oregon Herald as a freelance writer. He was born and raised in Portland, Ore., but has spent time in Honduras, Mexico and Spain as well.