Chris Mallee is a journalist for 4th and Jawn, a popular Philadelphia Eagles blog.  After 4 years of going to college to be a teacher, he flipped the script and decided to pursue his dream of becoming a sports writer.

Here’s how he went from a kid with no writing experience to a well-known, up-and-coming Philly sports analyst.

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Show Notes

[4:31] From track team walk-on to school record holder

[8:22] Taking a leap of faith to become a sports writer

[15:08] Getting started with 4th and Jawn

[22:30] How to become a sports writer

After Listening…

You can follow Chris on Twitter @chris_mallee_24.

And you can check out his work over at 4th and Jawn.

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