Hunter Atkins

has contributed to The New York Times, Rolling Stone and Forbes, with other stories published by The Wall Street Journal, ESPN The Magazine, SI.com, NationalGeographic.com, Maxim.com, Newsday, Virginia Coastal, Men's Journal, Popular Science, VICE.com and VIBE.

About Me

Hunter Atkins is a renowned journalist who has written for top-tier publications for over a decade. His portfolio boasts of publications like National Geographic, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Popular Science, Newsday, and Men's Journal. His expertise covers domestic topics ranging from gun violence, racial injustice, inner-city poverty, and diversity in college sports coaching. Hunter has profiled celebrities and leaders in different industries, including fashion and hospitality.

In addition to his domestic reporting, Hunter has extensive experience reporting on international topics, such as the epidemic in South Africa and the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. He has covered sports extensively, earning him recognition for his sports enterprise reporting for the Houston Chronicle, where he wrote over 1,000 stories.

Hunter's reporting on the 2017 and 2019 Astros' World Series, many Rockets' playoff series, the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympics, the Bass Master Championship, six Chevron Houston Marathons, and Super Bowl LI has been well-received. His work has been included in "The Best American Sports Writing 2018" and "The Best American Sports Writing 2019," He was awarded second place in the 2018 sportswriter of the year contest by Texas APME.

Hunter's journey in journalism began when he secured a summer internship at the Chicago Sun-Times before starting college. During college, he interned with Newsday for a summer. After college, he worked as a sports reporter for the New York Times for over four years, where he also freelanced for ESPN Magazine, Forbes, and other publications in the Greater New York City area. He was a sports reporter for the Houston Chronicle from 2016 to 2020 and is currently freelancing.

Hunter has also sold the film rights to "The Coast Guard's $1 Billion Drug War," an article in the August 2016 issue of Men's Journal. His excellent storytelling skills and expertise in various areas of journalism have earned him a reputation as a highly respected journalist.

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Sports Trends
March 9, 2023

2023 Top Sports Trends

The world of sports has always been evolving, but 2023 is shaping to be a big year. From eSports to women’s sports, here are some of the top trends that you should keep an eye out for in the coming year. One of the biggest trends in sports is international fandom. This is mainly because […]

Hunter Atkins Sports Highlights
August 15, 2022

18 Sports Highlights From 2022 to Review

Twenty-two hundred and twenty-two was a year for challenges and disruptions in the world of sport, but there are plenty of Sports Highlights from the year to look back on. Listed below are 18 sports highlights from 2022 that are worth reviewing. This year was particularly interesting in Biathlon, with more games being postponed due […]

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There are many ways to choose your champions, but how is the process determined? This article will discuss the blind pick, ranked pick, and summoner selection models. There are some important differences between the models, and you should choose based on their strengths and weaknesses. Also, be sure to choose champions that are compatible with […]

July 8, 2022

Top Sports Highlights of 2022

Top sports highlights if you’re looking for theĀ  of the year 2022, here are some ideas for what you might want to include. Winter Olympics, Six Nations Championship, NBA Playoffs, and Westchester Community College Baseball are just a few of the possibilities. However, you’re not limited to these events. Here are ten other highlights that […]

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