deronk snyder

editorial writer, Community Conversation Ambassador, The (Fort Myers, Fl.) News-Press
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deronk snyder is an editorial writer and Community Conversation Ambassador for The (Fort Myers, Fl.) News-Press. A member of the editorial board, he also writes a weekly column on pop culture and social issues, while representing the newspaper in efforts to engage young people and readers. Before joining the editorial board, Snyder wrote a general sports column for The News-Press and was syndicated to Gannett's 85 newspapers. He covered the major leagues as a staff writer for USA Today Baseball Weekly during the 1990s, appearing as a regular radio guest on Washington, D.C.'s WOL and a frequent TV guest on major networks. Earlier, Snyder covered college and high school sports for the (Binghamton, N.Y.) Press & Sun-Bulletin and was a news assistant at USA Today. He has been runner-up for best local columnist in The News-Press Readers' Choice Poll twice and he's been honored for column and sports writing several times by Florida Sports Writers Association, Associated Press Sports Editors, Florida Press Club, SPJ South Florida chapter and Gannett. Snyder holds a Bachelor of Arts in print journalism from Howard University.


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