Persistence paying off for sports journalist pursuing passion

Dominique Clare refuses to fail.

Last month, the Minnesota-based sports writer and analyst achieved a personal best by reaching more than five million people through his social media and published articles featured on platforms including BleacherReport.comFoxSports.comSportsIllustrated.comFanSided.com and The Viking Age.

Gaining an audience and making impressions through his writing wasn’t an easy task for the NBA and NFL journalist.

“There is no easy path to gain a following and become influential in your topic,” said Clare, who covers his home state’s Minnesota Timberwolves and Vikings. “It requires a lot of work, networking, and persistence with the latter being the most important. Even following that path, most writers fall short of becoming popular in their field.”

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