Work

Grailed

Mob Ties: Italian-American Style in Media 11/6/18
“I”m Back”: A History of the Air Jordan XI 9/6/18
From Noah to Nike: How the World’s Biggest Brands are Appealing to Environmentalism 7/31/18
How the NBA Dress Code Helped Create a Fashion-Conscious League 6/11/18
An Abridged History of the Polo Bear 4/26/18
A True (Blue) Collaboration: History Of The Jordan III 3/15/18
An Abridged History of Hip-Hop’s Relationship with Sneaker Culture 1/24/18
Did adidas Really Jump Over the Jumpman? 10/27/17

Complex

The 8 Most Iconic Sports Jersey Moments In Rap Videos 9/20/17
How to Build a Custom Storage System for Your Sneaker Collection 12/2/15

Primer Magazine
J. Crew Mercantile is Now Available on Amazon 9/10/18
Learning to See The Details That Define Great, Simple Summer Style 8/1/18
What to Wear to Work When It’s Hot 7/9/18
3 Tricks for Making Summer Outfits Out of Your Favorite Fall Looks 6/20/18
5 Secrets to Dressing Well Without Layers 5/21/18

Sports Illustrated‘s The Cauldron

“Creed” is Exactly What Philadelphia Needs Right Now 12/2/15
What To Make of Joel Embiid’s Latest Setback 6/19/15
I Am The World’s Worst Jersey Buyer 1/22/15

Bleacher Report (Featured Columnist)

As a Featured Columnist for Bleacher Report, one of the nation’s most popular sports websites, Stephen covered the Philadelphia 76ers, Orlando Magic and the rest of the NBA.

How a Joel Embiid, Nerlens Noel Front Line Will Actually Work for Sixers Someday 7/7/14
What Offseason Moves are Next for 76ers? 6/28/14
Post-Draft Depth Chart for Sixers 6/27/14
76ers Draft Board: Post Lottery Edition 5/21/14
2nd-Round Picks Philadelphia 76ers Should Keep Their Eyes On 4/30/14
Biggest Mistakes 76ers Made This Season 4/23/14
Does Henry Sims Have a Real Role in 76ers’ Future? 4/14/14
Michael Carter-Williams’ Greatest Rookie Moments 4/9/14
76ers’ Most Improved Players 4/3/14
5 Keys to a Successful 76ers Rebuild 3/12/14

Archive

Saint Joseph’s University Athletics (Graduate Assistant)

As a graduate assistant for the Saint Joseph’s University Athletic Department, Stephen wrote in-depth player profiles and feature articles for university marketing as well as SJUHawks.com.

Game Program Profiles

Phil Martelli
2003-04 10-Year Anniversary Retrospective
Chris Wilson
2013-14 Freshmen Class
Daryus Quarles
Colin Kelly
Javon Baumann/Kyle Molock
Evan Maschmeyer
Papa Ndao

Feature Articles

Ryan McGee – SJU Men’s Lacrosse
Pat Carroll on the Big 5 Hall of Fame
SJU Men’s Lacrosse Coach Taylor Wray
Paige Norris Feature

Best F’N Fantasy Show (Former Editor-in-Chief)

As co-creator and Editor-in-Chief of BestFNFantasyShow.com, Stephen wrote a weekly column and special feature articles, in addition to editing the site’s talented staff of writers.

Podcast Archive
As host of a weekly football podcast, Stephen outlined shows from inception to production, streamlined discussion, moderated debate and provided insight on various football topics.

The Sixer Sense (Staff Writer)

As a Staff Writer for TheSixerSense.com, a FanSided blog revolving around all things 76ers, Stephen updated the site regularly with fresh news and analysis.

Archive

Assorted Projects

Comic Injustice: Teaching Social Issues Through Graphic Novels

In this proposed college-level English course, students read, write and discuss stories involving social issues through the graphic novel medium. Also: Sample Syllabus (December 2014)

Michael Vick: Rising from the Ashes

An analysis on the public relations strategy employed by Michael Vick after his two-year prison term and subsequent reinstatement into the NFL. (May 2013)

The Rhetoric of Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali was famous for his exploits in the boxing ring but he became infamous for his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War. This essay analyzes his rhetorical practices during his exile from boxing; including his college speaking tour, television appearances and ultimately, his Supreme Court appeal. (May 2013)

Skills/Experience

  • Sports Journalism
  • Marketing/Branding
  • Content Curation
  • Magazine-style Profiles
  • Longform Creative Nonfiction/New Journalism
  • Social Media
  • Podcast Production
  • Public Relations
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