I grew up listening to the tales of my father’s experience as a professional bike racer in Ireland. I use my inherited gift of storytelling and experience in competitive cycling as a sportswriter, cycling analyst and host of TourChats for Cycling Fans, a live interactive web show.
During my career in sports journalism, I became a social media innovator developing a following among cycling fans as well as industry insiders. As an editor and journalist I respond quickly to developing stories and create engagement. I cultivated a following for ROAD Magazine as well as my own personal brand by interacting with people at cycling events and through several social media channels. As Editorial Director I set the tone, developed content strategy and managed contributors. As a freelance writer my clients have ranged from media publications to marketing agencies to individual athletes.
I now use my journalist superpowers to help brands tell their story and engage with consumers. When I’m not slaving away over a laptop I can be found racing my bike, being an early adopter for anything electronic and randomly tweeting as @neilbrowncom.
Honorary Titles via Twitter:
- “Complete douchebag” – Lance Armstrong
- “Ruined Cycling” – Twittersphere
- “Iconoclast” – Jonathan Vaughters
- Top Twitter accounts to follow for Cycling Geeks – Outside Magazine (Jan 2012)
My journalism career has included five years as the Editorial Director of ROAD magazine. I have provided written and video content for the following publications:
- Paved Magazine
- Road Bike Action Magazine
- Dirt Rag Magazine
- Cyclocross Magazine
- VeloNews.com/Velo Magazine
- Columnist at Versus.com/NBCSports.com
As Browne Eye Media LLC, my wife and I founded TourChats for Cycling Fans live interactive web show and the local cycling resource Carolina Cycling News.
I am available for writing projects, speaking engagements and opportunities in content marketing and brand journalism. Contact me at email@example.com.