Blake Atwell is a freelance multimedia journalist. He works with the Los Angeles Times High School Insider, Prep2Prep Sports, 1550 Sports, and CIF Southern Section. He is a senior at Trabuco Hills High School in Mission Viejo, California, where he hosts a segment on the school’s morning news show, “Instant Update,” and covers high school sports.
Over the 2017 summer, he worked as an Editorial Intern at the Los Angeles Times, where he gained valuable experience in the professional reporting field and improved his interview, video editing, photography, and writing skills.
He conducts on-camera interviews with top high school athletes for 1550 Sports, a media outlet he co-founded, and produces content for the CIF Southern Section across their social media platforms. He enjoys writing features, producing videos, and shooting sports photography.