David Zaslawsky is an award-winning journalist/freelance writer with 40-plus years of experience covering everything from high school football to the Super Bowl as well as business news.
He was a stringer for United Press International during National Football League meetings in Palm Springs and covered professional golf and tennis tournaments for The Associated Press.
During a 20-year career with The Desert Sun newspaper in Palm Springs, Calif., Zaslawsky was a sports editor and wire editor. He covered professional men’s and women’s golf and tennis tournaments, exhibition baseball games, World Series, 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and Rose Bowl games.
He spent four years at the Hattiesburg American newspaper in Hattiesburg, Miss., where he designed the front page of the newspaper and edited a daily business page.
Zaslawsky was managing editor of the monthly Central Alabama Business Journal for five years. The publication was part of the Montgomery Advertiser organization. He was responsible for the content and oversaw the freelance writers.
He was managing editor of the Montgomery Business Journal for almost eight years. The Journal was published nine times a year by the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Zaslawsky wrote nearly all the content – 10 to 5 stories a month - as well as edited news releases. He came up with most of the story ideas.
David received a journalism degree from California State University, Northridge and has a minor in sociology.