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MNSU Media Day Speaker News Release April 16, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Christy Wedoe

Phone: (612) 532-9050

Email: christy.wedoe@gmail.com

Twitter: @ChristyWedoe

 Steve Dimeglio

Phone: (703) 854-6473

Email: sdimegli@usatoday.com

Twitter: @sdimegUSATgolf

USA TODAY’S  STEVE DIMEGLIO TO SPEAK AT MNSU’S MEDIA DAY

MNSU Alum Dimeglio will share journalism experience with the public 

Steve Dimeglio

Steve Dimeglio

MANKATO, MINN.-  Minnesota State University, Mankato will have its annual scholarship event, Media Day on Tuesday, April 27. In honor of the event MNSU alum and USA Today sports writer, Steve Dimeglio, will speak at the Ostrander Auditorium from 4 to 6 p.m.

He will present “Mickey Mantle is on Line 1, Steve!” The presentation will follow Dimeglio’s journey from sports editor of MNSU’s Reporter to the White House to the house that Ruth built and to his current role as senior golf writer for the USA Today.

“He was absolutely the most dedicated sports editor our paper has ever had. His sports pages were more than scores. They were interesting, informative, and consistently outstanding,” said MNSU Mass Media professor,Ellen Mrja.

Thanks to the Nadine B. Andreas Foundation, this event is free and open to the public.

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For more information contact Christy Wedoe at christy.wedoe@gmail.com or (612) 532-9050.