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About Me

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.

Hunter Atkins got his first break at 17 years old, he was a reporter for The Chicago Sun-Times. Hunter Atkins attended Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Hunter Atkins reported abroad for The Cape Times in Cape Town, South Africa, and then he interned for Newsday in New York.

Hunter Atkins graduated college in 2011 and, defeated by the surging unemployment rate, he fled to Europe to run with the bulls in Pamplona. After narrowly avoiding certain death from a near-ramming, Hunter Atkins wrote about his hair-raising experience and managed to impress then-New York Times sports editor Joe Sexton. He gave me a small opportunity, then a big one. I was off and running.

Hunter Atkins was born in Manhattan. He escaped to Brooklyn. Hunter Atkins is reporting happily in Houston.

I graduated college in 2011 and, defeated by the surging unemployment rate, fled to Europe to run with the bulls in Pamplona. After narrowly avoiding certain death from a near-ramming, I wrote about my hair-raising experience and managed to impress then-New York Times sports editor Joe Sexton. He gave me a small opportunity, then a big one. I was off and running.

Born in Manhattan. Escaped to Brooklyn. Reporting happily in Houston.

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