Kyle Veazey is the sports enterprise reporter at The Commercial Appeal in Memphis. There he reports features, investigative stories, sports business news and projects across a variety of subject areas, such as the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies, the University of Memphis, the Big East Conference, Southeastern Conference sports and Memphis’s professional golf and tennis tournaments.
His November 2011 project on the state and future of the Memphis football program was named one of the top ten sports projects in the nation by the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE). Before joining The CA, he spent nearly five years covering college beats at The Clarion-Ledger of Jackson, Mississippi. He lived in Starkville, Mississippi, and covered Mississippi State from 2006 to 2010. He then lived in Oxford, Mississippi, and covered Ole Miss from 2010 to 2011. His first job was covering University of Alabama sports at The Decatur (Ala.) Daily (2005–6). He has won top-ten awards from the annual APSE contest four times and was named The Clarion-Ledger’s newsroom employee of the year in 2008.
A 2004 journalism graduate of the University of Mississippi and a native of Henry County, Tennessee, he and his wife live with their dachshund in downtown Memphis.
To inquire about a book signing, speaking opportunity or to simply say hello, contact him here.
(Photo credit: Courtnay Veazey)