Host Suzette Standring speaks to Mike Vega, longtime sportswriter for The Boston Globe, regarding advice to aspiring sportswriters. Vega shares his background, writing tips, and what qualities are needed to succeed in sports writing. Vega recalls encounters with celebrity sports figures, such as Michael Oher, football player for the Baltimore Ravens. Oher was the subject of the award winning movie, The Blind Side, starring Sandra Bullock.
Suzette Martinez Standring is the producer and TV host of “It’s All Write with Suzette,” a how-to writing program for writers. Suzette Standring is the award winning author of "The Art of Column Writing: Insider Secrets from Art Buchwald, Dave Barry, Arianna Huffington, Pete Hamill and Other Great Columnists." She is the past president of The National Society of Newspaper Columnists (NSNC). Suzette is a syndicated columnist with GateHouse News Service. Visit her website, http://www.readsuzette.com