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Patrick Hruby
Contact information and references available upon request

Experience

Contributing Writer2009-now
Contributor to Sports on Earth, Washingtonian magazine, The Atlantic online, Vice Sports, Politico Magazine, ESPN.com, ESPN the Magazine, Reader's Digest, ESPNw, the Guardian UK online, Business Insider and Yahoo! Sports’ The PostGame.

Writer, Sports on Earth2013-2014
Reported and wrote features and columns and hosted podcast for national sports media website.

Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University2013
Instructor for JOUR 365, "Covering Sports."

Writer, The Washington Times2011-2013
Culture writer for major metropolitan newspaper.

Writer, ESPN.com2005-2009
Reported and wrote features, columns, news articles and humor pieces for leading national sports media website.

Writer, The Washington Times1999-2005
Reported and wrote sports columns, features, event coverage, news articles and A1 stories for major metropolitan newspaper.

Awards

Long Form
"The Choice" selected for The Best American Sports Writing 2014.
"Did Football Kill Austin Trenum?" selected for The Best American Sports Writing 2013; first place, Society of Professional Journalists D.C. Chapter Dateline Award for magazine sports feature, 2013.
"The Truth is Out There" selected as a notable story for The Best American Sports Writing 2013.
"Let's Eliminate Sports Welfare" selected as a notable story for The Best American Sports Writing 2013.
"Game Over" selected as a notable story for The Best American Essays 2013.
"The Legend of Gary Mays is No Legend" selected as a notable story for The Best American Sports Writing 2012.
“The Franchise” selected for The Best American Sports Writing 2011.
“Field of Schemes?” selected as a notable story for The Best American Sports Writing 2010.
“Men Who Love Goons” selected for The Best American Sports Writing 2009.
“Murder By Cricket” selected for The Best American Sports Writing 2008.

Newspaper
First place, Virginia Press Association feature story portfolio, 2012.
Third place, Virginia Press Association health, science and environmental writing, 2012.
First place, Society of Professional Journalists D.C. Chapter Dateline Award for daily newspaper feature, 2012.
Second place, Society of Professional Journalists D.C. Chapter Dateline Award for daily newspaper sports, 2012.
Second place, Virginia Press Association feature story writing, 2011.
Third place, Virginia Press Association feature story portfolio, 2011.
First place, Virginia Press Association sports column writing, 2004.
Best of show sports story, Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association editorial contest, 2002.
First place, Society of Professional Journalists D.C. Chapter Dateline Award for daily newspaper sports, 2002.
First place, Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association Division A sports column, 2002.
First place, Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association Division A sports story, 2002.
Best sports news story, Chesapeake Associated Press Mark Twain Award, 2002.
First place, Virginia Press Association sports event writing, 2001.
Second place, Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association Division A sports feature story, 2000.
Second place, Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association Division A sports feature story, 1999.
Best sports news story, Chesapeake Associated Press Mark Twain Award, 1999.

Education

Northwestern University, Medill School of Journalism1998-2000
Master of Science, Journalism, 2000. Reporting and Writing Concentration.

Georgetown University1994-1998
Bachelor of Science in English and Government, 1998. (Double major). Magna Cum Laude. Phi Beta Kappa. Two-time Edward B. Bunn Award winner for excellence in student journalism.