Matt Gajtka

Matt Gajtka

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A graduate of Marshall University's School of Journalism and Mass Communications, Matt earned his bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism in December of 2007. While at Marshall, Matt served as reporter, columnist and sports editor of MU's student newspaper, The Parthenon. Matt was the A/V intern and No. 2 radio broadcaster in the summer of 2007 for the West Virginia Power, the one-time Class A affiliate of MLB's Milwaukee Brewers. He served as media relations interns for the Kalamazoo Wings of the ECHL for the 2008-09 season, then worked full-time for the USHL's Youngstown Phantoms as Director of Broadcasting and Media during the 2009-10 campaign.

Matt is an avid fan of the NHL and the Pittsburgh Penguins, as well as the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers. You can reach him at matt.gajtka@gmail.com. Visit his Polish Prodigy blog at http://polishprodigy.blogspot.com.

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  • Farid Rushdi posted 1830 days ago

    Farid Rushdi

    Great story about Nyjer Morgan. The Nationals are lucky to have him. He's not nearly as talented as our previous '09 center fielders (Lastings Milledge & Elijah Dukes) but he's producing at a major league level now.

    Are you enjoying Michigan? I moved from D.C. to Ann Arbor 20 years ago, but never felt entirely comfortable.

    Love your work.

    Farid Rushdi

  • Eric Naughton posted 1868 days ago

    Eric Naughton

    Check out my new article: http://bleacherreport.com/articles/188710-mama-malkins-home-cookin

  • Scott Brown posted 1909 days ago

    Scott Brown

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/158300-are-we-watching-the-end-of-the-flyers-organization-as-we-know-it?just_published=1

    Are the Penguins making the Broad Street Bully Mentality irrelevant....

  • Brett Deckert posted 1913 days ago

    Brett Deckert

    It's that time of year again. It's the best postseason in all of sports. It's the NHL playoffs. I decided to try my hand at my first hockey article in a while with my Eastern Conference preview. If you have time, take a look.

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/156188-nhl-eastern-conference-playoffs-preview-round-one

    Thanks, Christian Karcole

  • Scott Brown posted 1914 days ago

    Scott Brown

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/155258-why-evgeni-malkin-should-win-the-hart-trophy-but-wont

    Have a look at my newest article, I would love to hear what you think.

  • Brett Deckert posted 1924 days ago

    Brett Deckert

    I was recently inspired to write this piece about "America's Pastime". If you have time to take a look at this, it would be great.

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/150616-the-inconvenient-truth-about-americas-pastime

    Thanks, Christian

    BTW. Go Flyers!

  • Scott Brown posted 1926 days ago

    Scott Brown

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/148692-the-5-greatest-seasons-of-mario-lemieux

    Matt,

    Thought this might interest you.

    Scott.

  • Eric Naughton posted 1937 days ago

    Eric Naughton

    I thought you might be interested in reading this. I'm pre-empting the NHL's announcement, scheduled for sometime next week.

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/142800-press-release-nhl-to-air-new-reality-show

    Thanks!

  • Andrew Cahill posted 1941 days ago

    Andrew Cahill

    Hey,

    Can you check this out? I think you'll enjoy it! It means a lot to me.

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/140660-confessions-of-a-boston-sports-fan

  • Eric Naughton posted 1973 days ago

    Eric Naughton

    Thanks for becoming a fan and for the nice comment. Playing hockey was something I always wanted to do, but it was too expensive so I played soccer.

    I live in Studio City just over the hill from Hollywood.

    I think it's awesome that you're working in hockey! I'm going to the LA Kings job fair in March and hope to make some contacts.

    I might visit Saugatuck this summer! Just around the corner from you.

    Take care...

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