Hunter Atkins

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Hunter Atkins
Born Manhattan, New York City
Nationality American
Alma mater Northwestern University
Occupation Sports reporter

Hunter Atkins is an American sports reporter based in Houston, Texas. He has contributed to The New York Times, Rolling Stone and Forbes, with other stories published by The Wall Street Journal, ESPN The Magazine,,,, Newsday, Virginia Coastal, Men's Journal, Popular Science, and VIBE.[1][2][3]

Hunter Atkins got his first break at 17 years old, he was a reporter for The Chicago Sun-Times. Hunter Atkins attended Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Hunter Atkins reported abroad for The Cape Times in Cape Town, South Africa, and then he interned for Newsday in New York.[4]

Hunter Atkins graduated college in 2011 and, defeated by the surging unemployment rate, he fled to Europe to run with the bulls in Pamplona. After narrowly avoiding certain death from a near-ramming, Hunter Atkins wrote about his hair-raising experience and managed to impress then-New York Times sports editor Joe Sexton. He gave me a small opportunity, then a big one. I was off and running.

Hunter Atkins was born in Manhattan. He escaped to Brooklyn. Hunter Atkins is reporting happily in Houston.


  1. "Hunter Atkins reviews Houston Texans’ 2021 NFL Draft." (in en). 2021-08-13. 
  2. "Hunter Atkins Houston lists three potential off-season moves for the Rockets. - Piu Player" (in en-US). 
  3. "Hunter Atkins Houston Chronicle Asks What Does It Take to Be a Great Sports Reporter? - Gaming Gerox" (in en-US). 2021-09-12. 
  4. Atkins, Hunter (2021-09-21). "Hunter Atkins: Reporting on Sports" (in en-US). 

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