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A Sports Reporter's Notebook


Work History and Background of Jerry Martin Gutlon

Editor, TriMark Publications, New York City (telecommute), 2007-present.
Editor for publisher of book-length science and medical reports and journals.
National Football Feature Writer, Suite101.com (telecommute), 2007-present.
Football feature writer for international Website. Also, major contributor in covering Major League Baseball.
Freelance Journalist, Various Publications, 1988-2007.
Freelance journalist for various newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, Civil Action Magazine, the Defense Department Book Review, Worcester Magazine and the New York Daily News, among others.
Author, 1999-present.
Two nonfiction books-in-progress, "The Curse: The Red Sox, the Media and the Curse of the Bambino," 2004-present, a work about the so-called curse that prevented the Red Sox from winning a world championship for 86 years. In reality, the team's lack of a world championship stemmed from mismanagement, racial bias and cronyism; and "Suffer the Little Children," 1999-present, a book detailing how politics, misconduct, malfeasance, corruption and empire building consigned children to death in Florida at the hands of the state agency charged with protecting them.
The Morning Calm, Republic of Korea, 2006.
Writer-editor of a Department of Defense weekly newspaper published for the Armed Forces in Korea.
The Cartersville Daily News-Tribune, Cartersville, GA, 2005.
Cops and courts reporter for daily in Northwest Georgia.

The Griffin Daily News, Griffin, GA, 2001-2005.
Sports Editor (one year), Assistant Sports Editor (one year), and Bureau Chief (two years) at a progressive, innovative and aggressive daily 40 miles south of Atlanta. Edited and paginated sports section utilizing Baseview Newsedit Pro and Quark Xpress. Responsible for coverage of primary high school sports consisting of five high schools from four school districts, as well as periodic coverage of the Atlanta Braves, the Atlanta Falcons, the Atlanta Thrashers, the Atlanta Hawks and the University of Georgia, and wrote regular sports column. News position duties included scheduling assignments and covering all facets of news in county south of Griffin.
Treasure Coast Newspapers, Stuart, FL, 2000.
Employed at three Scripps Howard dailies on Florida's Treasure Coast, the Stuart News, the Port St. Lucie News and the Fort Pierce Tribune, with a combined daily circulation of roughly 100,000. Initial beat assignment was Martin County government, and later courts and criminal justice. Stories with regional or statewide impact were regularly published in the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, and our sister daily, the Vero Beach Press Journal.
The Daily Commercial, Leesburg, FL, 1998-2000.
Government and political reporter covering city and county governments for seven-day-per week daily with winter circulation of 45,000. Emphasis on enterprise and investigative reporting, and extensive crime, courts, religion and entertainment reporting. Also used extensively as staff photographer.
The Daily Sun, Lake County, FL, 1998.
Political reporter covering city, county and state governments for 15,000 circulation daily. Extensive use of computer-assisted reporting. Regular contributor to religion and entertainment sections. Also regularly used as photographer.
The Xenia Daily Gazette, Xenia, OH, 1997-98.
Political reporter covering city and county governments for daily with circulation of 10,500, stressing breaking new ground and story development, often employing computer-assisted journalism. Regularly functioned as photographer.
Active Duty Military Service, Hartford, CT, 1988-97.
Served on full-time, active duty with the Connecticut Army National Guard as a public affairs specialist, production recruiter and supply sergeant.
The Chronicle, Willimantic, CT, 1987-88.
Averaged three stories per day as staff reporter with six-day per week afternoon daily, circulation 13,000, leading paper approximately 50% of the time. Responsible for coverage of municipal, state, national government and politics, with emphasis on in-depth pieces and enterprise reporting.
The Times, Webster, MA, 1985-87.
Staff reporter covering all facets of news, emphasizing crime and municipal government for weekly with 7,500 circulation, averaging 12 stories per week, leading paper about 75% of the time. Ability to develop enterprise pieces resulted in repeatedly beating monolithic competing dailies on critical stories. Simultaneously corresponded for our afternoon sister daily, The News of Southbridge, MA.
Correspondent, The Associated Press and United Press International, 1980-1988.
Part-time correspondent for two news wire services contributing to bureau coverage in Boston; Albany, NY; Burlington, VT; Richmond, VA, and Washington, D.C.
Correspondent, ABC Radio News, 1980-1988.
Part-time correspondent for ABC Radio News, contributing to bureau coverage in Boston, New York City and Washington, D.C.
Radio News Director, Sports Director and Reporter, Various Outlets, 1980-1988.
Served in a number of news and sports capacities at radio stations in markets including Worcester, MA; Burlington, VT, and Charlottesville, VA.
Television Sports Director and News and Sports Reporter, Various Outlets, 1980-2000.
Served in a number of news and sports capacities, predominantly at cable television stations in markets including Boston and Worcester, MA, Willimantic, CT and Charlottesville, VA.

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