Garrett Stepien is a multimedia journalist with a specialization in sports. He found a passion for writing and sports at an early age, merging the two when he realized it was a career path he was passionate about.
Garrett recently graduated from Rutgers University (New Brunswick, New Jersey) in May with a B.A. in journalism and media studies in addition to minors in political science and digital communication, information and media.
Garrett served as the sports editor on the 147th editorial board at The Daily Targum, the independent and student-run newspaper of the Rutgers community. He notably covered the Rutgers football team (2015) and the Rutgers men’s basketball team (2015-16) in his junior year, breaking news and delivering exclusive content during pivotal seasons for both athletics programs. Garrett most recently covered Rutgers football (2016), men’s basketball (2016-17) and recruiting (2016-17) for ScarletReport.com, the Rutgers athletics home on the Scout Media and CBS Interactive networks.
He currently covers Ohio State football, basketball, recruiting and other sports for Buckeye Sports Bulletin, an independent newspaper that circulates 30,000 weekly for its subscribers. BSB also produces multimedia content in conjunction with the Scout Media and CBS Interactive networks at BuckeyeSports.com.
Garrett is available for freelance. A further overview of his experience is profiled on his LinkedIn profile. A specific look at his journalism portfolio and top published pieces of work can be found on his Pressfolio page.