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Location:
Seattle, WA
Posted:
May 28, 2020

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Matthew

Blum

**** ******* *** *, ******* WA

415-***-****

addg8a@r.postjobfree.com

Twitter: @matt_blum11

Experience

JULY 2018 – CURRENT

NBA.com International - Contributing Writer

Written over 30 articles featured on multiple Perform Media sites with specific focus on Canadian prospects, players, and the Toronto Raptors. Articles featured exclusive quotes from NBA stars including Kyrie Irving, Ben Simmons and Kyle Lowry and were published in several countries including the US, Canada, England, India and Australia. I also worked on location for each of the 2019 NBA Finals games in Oracle Arena, getting quotes from fans and players to produce an article the night of the game.

DECEMBER 2019 - CURRENT

Sportsdata - Data Journalist

Tracked live statistics and player data on location at NBA and NCAA basketball games

APRIL 2016 – JUNE 2018

The Sports Quotient

Positions: NBA Staff Writer (April 2016-June 2017), NBA Featured Writer (June 2017-January 2018) & Senior NBA Writer (January-June 2018)

Produced over 50 NBA columns. Collaborated on projects and workshopped article ideas with other writers on staff. Engaged with readers to help improve the reach and quality of our content.

Education

AUGUST 2013 – JUNE 2017

University of Washington - B.A. – Political Science

UW Purple and Gold Scholar; Four-year National Society of Collegiate Scholars member

Honors and Achievements

15-time Sports Quotient Columnist of the Week

AP Scholar with Distinction, CSF and Redwood Honor Society lifetime member

National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete Award Runner-up to Jared Goff

Completed studies with distinction at The University of Sydney



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