Evan Woodbery

Saints beat writer

New Orleans

Evan Woodbery

As New Orleans Saints beat writer for | The Times-Picayune, I'm responsible for comprehensive beat coverage in a 24-7, digitally oriented environment.


GVX TV | Spotlight: Looking ahead to Kentucky

I shoot stand-ups for two branded segments each week during football season.
Knoxville News Sentinel, GoVolsXtra Link to Story
Tennessee football practice on march 21, 2013 - youtube_profile

Video: Tennessee football practice

I frequently shoot and edit video of practices, interviews and other events in addition to my writing and blogging assignments.
Knoxville News Sentinel Link to Story


Evan Woodbery

I'm an experienced reporter who has spent 12 years on competitive, high-profile sports beat.

I'm comfortable with digital-first journalism, including writing for the Web, engaging readers on social media and producing video.

I have previously worked for the Knoxville News Sentinel (Birmingham News, Press-Register, Huntsville Times), The State newspaper (Columbia, S.C.) and the Anniston (Ala.) Star.



  • Sports writing
  • News writing
  • Breaking news
  • Feature writing
  • Blogging
  • SEO
  • Videography
  • Web content management
  • Social media
  • Video editing
  • Investigative reporting
  • Reader engagement
  • Data journalism