David Glenn

Award-Winning Sports Broadcaster, Publisher, Editor, Writer

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David Glenn is the Founding Editor of ACCSports.com and the ACC Sports Journal, which over its 38-year existence has become the best-selling college sports magazine in history. He has covered the ACC for almost 30 years, and his articles have appeared in the ACC Sports Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Philadelphia Inquirer, USA Today, the Durham Herald-Sun and dozens of other newspapers, magazines and websites. After 20 years (1994-2013) as the editor of the ACC Sports Journal and/or ACCSports.com, he still serves as a consultant and contributor for those outlets.

Glenn now hosts The David Glenn Show, one of the largest regionally syndicated sports radio programs in the nation, heard on 15-plus AM/FM stations in more than 100 cities and towns across North Carolina, plus parts of South Carolina and Virginia. In 2014, he helped launch and serves as game-day host for the Big Tailgate Tour, which brings a unique brand of fun, contests, excitement and prizes to universities and fans across North Carolina for games and special events. In his radio career, Glenn previously served as the successful evening drive-time host at Sports Radio 850 The Buzz in the Triangle area of North Carolina, achieving ratings that represented a larger audience than those of all other Triangle sports talk shows in the same time slot combined.

In 2014, Glenn became the first person working primarily in the sports-talk-show genre ever honored as the North Carolina Sportscaster of the Year, an award first given in 1959, by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA). He also serves as an Executive Board Member of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA), which conducts the ACC’s official All-ACC voting and works with the conference on media-related matters. Glenn also is a long-time member of ACSMA, NSSA, the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) and the United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA).

Including his visits as a guest on others’ shows, weekly throughout the ACC area and often nationally, Glenn makes more than 500 radio and television appearances per year. He also has served as a popular emcee and/or speaker at dozens of sports clubs, civic groups and other organizations.

Born in Illinois and raised in the Philadelphia area, Glenn attended college in Miami before moving in 1987 to North Carolina, where he practiced law for 17 years (1994-2010) while building his multi-media career and creating his own company, Glenn Family Sports Media. He lives and works in Raleigh with his wife Maria, son Anthony, daughter Avery and dog Oliver.

 

Adam Powell

Staff Writer

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Adam Powell is the Editor of ACCSports.com and the ACC Sports Journal. He has been in the sports publishing business for over a decade as an author, freelancer, and publisher. He has authored three books, including a comprehensive history of the first 50 years of Atlantic Coast Conference football titled ‘Border Wars.’ A native of Sneads Ferry (N.C.), Powell is a 2001 graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Prior to joining Curtis Media Group in August 2014, Powell worked for eight and a half years in the Rivals.com network serving as publisher of the team websites for North Carolina (TarHeelIllustrated.com) and Wake Forest (DeaconsIllustrated.com).

He has also written for the Chapel Hill (N.C.) News, Sanford (N.C.) Herald, and South Boston (Va.) News and Record newspapers, as well as Cavalier Corner and Carolina Blue magazines. He has also been a longtime freelance contributor to ACCSports.com and the ACC Sports Journal going back over a decade, including putting together the annual National Signing Day football recruiting breakdowns for the website and magazine from 2007 through 2014.

A member of the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association (ACSMA) and the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), Powell lives in Mebane (N.C.) with his wife Julie, son Colt, and daughter Jenna.

 

Brick Oettinger

Staff Writer

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Brick Oettinger has been basketball recruiting analyst/columnist and talent evaluator for the ACC Sports Journal since its inception in 1977, and nationally for the Prep Stars Recruiter’s Handbook from 1990 to 2012. Since 1995 he has been a member of the prestigious McDonald’s High School All-American Game Selection Committee. As a community volunteer, he coached the basketball team at Orange Correctional Center in Hillsborough (NC) for 13 years, winning seven state championships in the North Carolina Prison League (which was discontinued after 1991) and earning seven North Central Area Coach of the Year awards.

 

Chris Moore

Staff Writer

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Chris Moore covers Boston College, Florida State, Louisville, Syracuse and Wake Forest for ACCSports.com and the ACC Sports Journal. He’s been with ACCSports.com since February, which he joined after covering the University of North Carolina for two years as the editor of Carolina Blue Magazine. He’s previously written for The Fayetteville Observer, WRAL, Raleigh Company and several other publications as a freelancer.

He’s originally from Cary, North Carolina, and is a proud alumnus of Athens Drive High School. After he graduated college in 2012, he moved back to Raleigh and adopted a German Shepherd mix named Zooey. The Wire, The Sopranos, Top 40 music, the city of Boston and Mark Twain are among the things he loves. The team you root for is among the things he hates.

 

 

Mark Carroll

Staff Writer

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Born and raised in Raleigh, Mark Carroll has worked for the ACC Sports Journal for over two years and written about the conference for several more. He currently covers Clemson, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Pittsburgh and Virginia for ACCSports.com, and as a writer, copy editor and radio producer, he has contributed to The David Glenn Show, SLAM Magazine, Bleacher Report and other publications.

Mark graduated from Raleigh’s Broughton High School before attending the University of North Carolina and earning a degree in History. He moved back to Raleigh in 2012.

 

Shawn Krest

Staff Writer

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Since quitting his job as bank vice president, Shawn Krest has covered the NFL, NBA, MLB, UFC and ACC. His work has appeared in The Sporting News, CBSSports.com, ESPN.com, MLB.com, and the official game programs for the MLB All Star Game and League Championship Series.

Shawn’s work has twice been honored by the Pro Football Writers of America in that organization’s annual writing contest. He’s also won writing awards from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association and the Boxing Writers Association of America. He is the co-author of the Football Outsiders’ 2006 Pro Football Prospectus.

In addition to his sportswriting, Shawn has worked as an official scorer for the International League and managing editor of a sports print monthly, an alpine skiing website and a nationally syndicated men’s magazine for radio.

Shawn appears on the David Glenn Show every Friday and also makes regular appearances on stations in New York, South Carolina, Virginia and Florida. He covers Duke, NC State, Miami, Notre Dame and Virginia Tech for ACCSports.com, and he can be followed on Twitter at @KrestACCWriter3. He lives in Raleigh with his three daughters, two cats and his dachshunds-Diggity and Noodle.

 

Greg de Deugd

Design Director

Greg de Deugd is the design director at ACC Sports Journal. He has worked for a variety of brands and companies including IBM, PNC Bank and NC State University. Before coming to work at ACC Sports, Greg was multimedia designer at Triangle Business Journal in Raleigh, North Carolina. He is an AIGA member, coffee addict, and graduate of University of North Carolina School of the Arts.

 

Brian Geisinger

Assistant Producer, Circulation Representative

Over the past two years, Brian Geisinger has worked as a researcher and fill-in producer for The David Glenn Show — the largest sports talk show in North Carolina history. He’s currently a sports reporter/anchor for WPTF Radio and the North Carolina News Network. During this timeframe, he’s contributed to ACCSports.com and the ACC Sports Journal in a variety of capacities, including as an editorial assistant. Geisinger has also voiced and produced sports updates for ESPN 730 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

A member of the 2015 All-Media Basketball team, Geisinger was born and raised in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and he attended Mount Tabor High School. He went on to double major in Business Administration and Communication at North Carolina State University. He currently lives in Raleigh, and likes to spend far too much time watching the NBA and listening to Outkast.

 

Kimothy Jones Jr.

Intern

As an intern for ACCSports.com, Kimothy Jones Jr has contributed to the site by conducting research for stories, writing recruiting articles and other unique stories. Born and raised in Raleigh, he is an alum of Millbrook High School and currently attends William Peace University (formerly Peace College) in Raleigh. Come this May, he will have earned a B.A in Communication, and looks to go into sports journalism.