Jared Trexler has dabbled in various writing fields, from sports to marketing and investment writing. He was a 2005 graduate with honors from Penn State University's School of Sports Journalism before interning under the voice of the Nittany Lions, Steve Jones. Trexler has also served as the lead college basketball columnist for a Philadelphia-based sports wire service and currently holds the title of assistant managing editor at The Phanatic Magazine, a sports web site devoted to covering Philadelphia area sports. Trexler was also a semifinalist for the prestigious 2005 National Hearst Award and recently took home an award for excellence in copy writing.