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Hunter Atkins Shines as Sports Writer for the Houston Chronicle

No one can say that Hunter Atkins isn’t a daredevil. He is not only a well-respected writer but has traveled to many parts of the world. At a young age, Atkins worked at The Cape Times in Cape Town, South Africa. He then decided to try his luck at the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain and lived to tell and write the tale.

Getting an Early Start to His Career:

Hunter Atkins was born in Manhattan but got an early break by being hired by The Chicago Sun-Times at just 17 years old. At that time, Atkins was bitten by the writing bug and was attending Northwestern University’s prestigious Medill School of Journalism. He graduated in 2011 and was hit by the fact that jobs were hard to come by despite his early success.

After school, he returned to the east coast to intern at Newsday but found himself unable to find a secure job due to surging unemployment rates.

It was at this time he decided to try his hand at something completely different by running with the bulls. After nearly getting skewered by a bull, he decided writing was a much safer occupation. Atkins chronicled his bull-running experience in an article that made its way to The New York Times sports editor Joe Sexton. Sexton allowed Atkins to show his skills, and his writing career was made.

Back to the East Coast:

From 2011 through 2016, Hunter Atkins was back in the New York area, where his articles appeared in Forbes magazine, Men’s Journal, ESPN-the Magazine, The New York Times, Newsday, and others.

Atkins is Houston Bound:

After the excitement of being a young writer at 17, traveling to Africa and then on to Spain, Hunter Atkins decided to settle down and dedicate himself to his writing career in Houston.

Atkins spent many years reporting on sports for the Houston Chronicle, starting in 2016. Many of his stories are in-depth features; he also writes enterprise sports stories.

Some of his top sports articles included:

  • How the departure of LeBron James from Cleveland would affect the team and Cavaliers fans.
  • Detailed articles on breaking down the 2021 Texan NFL draft and made predictions on the team.
  • Commenting and analyzing the skills of Nico Collins, Brevin Jordan, and others.

Hunter Atkins has articles that also included those outside the sports realm, including an article about the drug war and an article about Rodrick Markus.

He’s Not Only About Sports:

While writing for sports is a “sweet spot” for Atkins, he has also written many other articles outside the world of sports. His work has also included articles, blogs, and contributed articles appearing in SI.com, NationalGeographic.com, Maxim.com, Virginia Coastal, Vice.com, VIBE, Rolling Stone Magazine, and Popular Science.


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