Joseph Akeley
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Joseph Akeley

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Bleacher Report Quality Editor (since August 2012)
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Quality editors provide the final edit on all content bound for B/R’s highest-visibility channels. Their edits are more intensive than copy edits, at times requiring wholesale changes and collaboration across teams to ensure each article delivers on the aforementioned quality standards.

By elevating standards on B/R’s highest-traffic locales, the quality editing team is striving to raise the bar on content site-wide, with the hope that their enhanced scrutiny on a fraction of articles is eventually the norm.
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Since September 2012, I've been a San Francisco 49ers Featured Columnist. Hit me up if you want to talk sports on Twitter or comment on one of my articles.

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  • R. Cory Smith posted 103 days ago

    R. Cory Smith

    Hey Joseph, thanks for the edit. My facts were actually correct as the All-Star race doesn't qualify as a win on the season. Therefore, it has been four straight weeks that a Hendrick driver has won.

  • Dave Siebert, M.D. posted 154 days ago

    Dave Siebert, M.D.

    Thanks Joseph. I will try to add in projections (I completely agree that would be a great addition) at some point. I can't get to it at the moment though, unfortunately.

  • Joel Reuter posted 206 days ago

    Joel Reuter

    Thanks for the edit Joseph. Have to disagree with you on the change to the Orioles slide though. Nelson Cruz is going to spend the bulk of his time at DH, so with some mix of David Lough, Delmon Young, Nolan Reimold and a few others set to compete for the left field job it's still a big question mark.

  • Dylan DeSimone posted 270 days ago

    Dylan DeSimone

    Joey, thanks for the edits on that Candlestick piece. Everything looks great, man. Appreciate you putting the finishing touches on.

    -Dylan

  • Roy Chen posted 380 days ago

    Roy Chen

    Ruth over Mays?!?! "JOESEPH, YOUR A LOSER AND DO NOT HAVE A FREAKING CLUE".

  • Nicholas Goss posted 482 days ago

    Nicholas Goss

    Hi Joseph, those 2 stats you left a note about were from the Bruins PR staff. I was in the press box last night and they were included on the notes handed to reporters during intermissions.

  • Franklin Steele posted 493 days ago

    Franklin Steele

    Thanks for the secondary edits. When I posted the story last night, Pittsburgh was being mum on the whole Vokoun thing. Since the game is actually tonight, it'd make sense that we know who the starter is now.

    As for the contradicting predictions, it's a seven-game series. There's enough time for both Lundqvist to continue his hot streak while Boston's guys pick it up at some juncture. I don't see those as mutually exclusive.

  • Scott Kacsmar posted 596 days ago

    Scott Kacsmar

    Joseph, I'm looking at data straight from NFL Game Statistics & Information System. The 49ers (50.91%) were 21st in red zone TD percentage, and the Ravens (57.14%) were 11th this season.

  • Jesse Reed posted 598 days ago

    Jesse Reed

    Joseph, Thank you for catching and fixing my Jerry Rice slide. I realized the mistake when a commenter left me a message, and then I went in to fix it, but you were already in there doing the copy edit. You rock, sir. Thanks again.

  • Jeremy Eckstein posted 602 days ago

    Jeremy Eckstein

    Thanks for catching my 2103 headline glitch! In addition, I clarified the remark on topspin and his flat winners. Thanks for your astute eye in noticing that. Most of all, thanks for your time and efforts.

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