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Louis Olvera

Email: 175649@live.stmarys.ac.uk

Louis grew up in a small town of Mexico called Ensenada in the state of Baja California. He now resides in San Diego, California. He completed his undergraduate degree at Seton Hall University located in South Orange, New Jersey with a focus on Broadcast Journalism. His broadcasting courses ranged in television and film but Louis’ main focus has always been with sportscasting. He was able to join clubs in the university like Pirate TV and Pirate Sports Network and be a major contributor and correspondent.

His work consisted of creating digital content for Seton Hall University sports teams. Louis narrated, reported, produced, directed, and wrote for multiple matches and studio programs. In the summer of 2017, Louis wrote post match reports and opinion pieces on the Mexican National Team on the sports website TheAOSN.com during the FIFA Confederations Cup and the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

Louis is now completing an MA in International Sports Journalism at St Mary’s University Twickenham. He is pursuing to improve his all around skills in sports journalism to one day achieve his goal in the broadcasting world.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/louisolvera/

Twitter: @LouisOlveraixi

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Stories by Louis

  • Sports Gazette NBA Writers Poll 17/18 Part 3: Number One Picks
    With the start of the NBA regular season on the horizon, the writers of the Sports Gazette have come together to provide their thoughts on the season to come. In part 3, we name the player that we would draft #1 if we were to start a team today.
  • The American Nightmare
    The U.S. men’s national team (USMNT) were almost certain they would qualify for the World Cup. However, after their 2-1 loss against Trinidad and Tobago, the United States will have to watch next summer’s tournament from their living rooms. What went wrong and what is next for soccer in America?
  • Mexican chant heard around the world
    Mexican fans are some of the most liked and recognizable in world football. With their happy attitude, a welcoming approach, and quirky costumes they are certain to be favorites among other fans and players. Recently, however, it hasn't been the same story with FIFA and their own squad.
  • NBA All-Star Game Changing Format
    The 2018 NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles on Feb. 18th is getting a Hollywood makeover. Due to the criticism that last year's game got after the no-defense dunk fest in New Orleans, the NBA decided to make a change.
  • My First Champions League Match
    Every football fan dreams of attending a match of the most prestigious European club competition in person. What if I told you that I was able to experience that memorable experience for the first time?
  • Sport trumps hate
    United States President Donald Trump made headlines in the sports world by attacking NFL and NBA stars this past weekend. Both organizations and more fired back and made a statement to the president.
  • John Brewer's top tips for marathon enthusiasts in new book: Run Smart.
    Ever been interested in running a marathon but never really known where to start? Or are you a seasoned marathon enthusiast looking for that extra edge? Then John Brewer’s new book “Run Smart” might just be the book for you. In an interview with Sports Gazette’s Tomas Meehan, Brewer gives us his top tips.
  • Russel Westbrook signs 10-year extension with Jordan Brand
    The reigning MVP of the NBA, Russel Westbrook is about to get the biggest paycheque ever issued by Nike's Jordan Brand. But what about his team? The Oklahoma City Thunder have a pending issue with their superstar: he has yet to decide whether or not to sign an extension on his contract.