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Pat DeCola Discusses How He Landed a Job With NASCAR (VIDEO)

Pat-Decola-NascarMeet Pat DeCola.  Some of you might recognize him as he has contributed articles in the past here on Sports Networker (check out some of Pat’s past contributions here: http://www.sportsnetworker.com/author/patdecola/

Pat attended Saint Joseph’s College of Maine in Standish, Maine, and graduated with a B.A. in Communications in 2009.  He previously worked as a sports columnist for Fox Sports Southwest as well as the co-writer of the Fox Sports Major League Baseball (MLB) Power Rankings.

Pat is currently Editor/Producer, Content for the newly re-launched NASCAR.com.

Since we are all about giving shout outs to our amazing Community Contributors, we figured it was time to get Pat on a Skype call and chat about his new role.

Here’s what I discussed with Pat during the interview:

  • The path Pat took to land his job with NASCAR
  • What excited and scared him the most about starting his new role as Editor/Producer, Content
  • What a typical day looks like for Pat and what he enjoys most about his new job
  • Pat also offers advice that he would give to others aspiring sports writers/journalists/editors!

Once you finish watching the video below, make sure to connect with Pat online:

Sports Job Interview with Pat DeCola

Are you an aspiring writer/journalist/editor?  Would you love to be in Pat’s position with Nascar?  Did you find his story helpful and if so, what was the best message you took from Pat?  Let us know in the comments below or tweet us @SportsNetworker

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