Sometimes that meant holding back on a story – not the inclination of a reporter. He wrote:
Over the next 13 years, the balancing act between gaining trust and telling the truth was the most difficult aspect about covering the Blazers.”
That sort of sentence seems more at home coming from a political or national security reporter. But there’s clearly more to sports reporting than recounting a particular game. We’ll talk with Jason Quick about this hidden side of sports writing and find out how those lessons will play out in his new role as the beat writer for the Oregon Duck’s football team.
What are you most curious to know about what it’s like to be a beat reporter for a professional team?
- Jason Quick: Senior writer at The Oregonian.