Justin Park

Justin has been a working journalist for almost 20 years covering politics, environmental issues, hunting/outdoors, sports and fitness for newspapers, magazines and online outlets. Since earning his M.S. in New Media from Syracuse University's Newhouse School in 2008, he's also applied his storytelling skills to video, producing, shooting and editing for PBS, USA Today, Reebok and other outlets. His passion for DIY, food, and cooking has driven him to write how-tos about everything from cooking campfire steaks on a stone to using a sous vide to speed-pickle vegetables.

  • Writer for for Men's Health, Shape, MSN, Livestrong.com and several hunting/outdoors publications
  • He covered the Sochi and Rio Olympics for USA Today
  • Received the 2016 Associated Press Sports Editors' Award for Investigative Writing
  • He has been writing for The Spruce since December 2018


Justin's work—which covers topics such as environmental issues, hunting/outdoors, sports, and fitness—has appeared on Men's Health, Shape, MSN, and Livestrong.com, among others.


Justin earned his B.A. in Communication from the State University of New York at Geneseo and his M.S. in New Media from Syracuse University's Newhouse School.


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