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Alex Diegel Explains When He Fell in Love with Writing

Staff / Like A Pro

For Writer and Rugby player, Alex Diegel, writing runs in the family. Diegel’s mom is the Editor in Chief of the Bucknell University Alumni magazine. Diegel’s dad used to report rock and roll and is now in public relations. Continuing the family tradition, Diegel works as a freelance writer. Diegel’s passion for writing started when he was young. Diegel says that “in the 2nd Grade I had an essay that I wrote for school published in the local paper, The Patriot News in Harrisburg PA, and I’ve really been writing ever since.” Diegel reflects “I could kinda tell it was my calling because it was by far the best grades I ever got in school.” As a freelance writer Diegel has written articles for ESPN, Rugby Today, and spent some time reporting on the NFL for Bleacher Report.