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Mike Dixon
Sports Editor
Based in Las Vegas, Nev., Mike Dixon writes mainly on the NFL, NBA, NHL, and sports odds. Mike began his career at CBS Sports Radio in Orlando, Fla., as a Radio Producer and on-air talent covering the Orlando Magic.
Andrew Weidman
Lead Writer
Born and raised in the Midwestern United States, Andrew’s passion for sports extends from his childhood. When he isn't stocking fruit and vegetables in the produce department of a local retail store, Andrew' spends his weeknights coaching football, and other days spending his days as a freelance reporter for a local publications company. Despite his busy schedule, Andrew is fully committed to making Vegas Sports Daily the best website it can be.
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Mark Trovato
BA Communications/Journalism – St. John Fisher College Masters in Strategic Leadership – Roberts Wesleyan College Contributing Writer and Chief Editor – Pipeline Magazine (U.S. Army) 1999-2002 Contributing Writer –Shout! The Weekly Newspaper Devoted to the Buffalo Bills 1993. Several internships with Rochester, NY local media outlets covering local sports teams, including WHAM1180AM, WHAM TV13, and WROC TV8.
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Alexander Read
Web Content Adviser
Alexander is a writer / screenwriter from Memphis, TN. He earned his BFA in Creative Writing for Entertainment, and is now working on his Masters. "Vigilant writing can save the world from an ignorant future."
Kasey Hudson
Staff Writer/Reporter
National Coverage sports reporter, predominantly covers NFL and NCAAF. Kasey was raised in Tampa, FL as a huge Buccaneers and Lightning fan. She's a sports and fitness enthusiast! After going to UCF and Connecticut School of Broadcasting, Kasey has been a contributor for many online outlets covering events such as March Madness, Daytona 500, Buccaneers training camp, UCF football, Orlando Magic Basketball, Pro Bowl, and media row for Super Bowl 51.
Melissa Ferris
Staff Writer/Host
Raised in Seattle, Washington, Melissa was raised into a sports family where Sundays were meant for sports. While getting to grow up on the Mariners, Sonics and Seahawks; you could say she's loved sports since day one. After graduating from University of Washington and fulfilling her dreams of becoming a Husky, she moved south for sun and rain, in Las Vegas. Having lived in Vegas for 16yrs, Melissa remains one of the “die hard female fans” which led her into starting a podcast for women, Girlchatsports
Sophia DeJesus
Sophina DeJesus is an American artistic gymnast, dancer and former elite gymnast member of the UCLA Gymnastics team. Sophina gained world-wide fame when her February 6, 2016 floor routine vs Utah went viral, accumulated over 40 million views on social media and lead to appearances on The Ellen Show and other affiliate networks. Sophina started dancing and acting at a young age and was featured in the cast of Discovery Kids' Hip Hop Harry. She competed in international dance competitions and though her love of dance remained strong, Sophina decided to compete in gymnastics starting at the age of 13. She went on to win the gold medal on floor at the Junior Japan International in 2009 and was a contender for the 2012 Olympic team. However, a back injury forced her to withdraw from competition so Sophina returned to school full time and soon after began her collegiate gymnastics career.
Erin Alvey
Media Personality
Nashville recording artist, model, athlete, public figure, influencer, and sports reporter