Tucker D. Franklin is a sports journalist based in Kansas City. He is a graduate from Northwest Missouri State University with a degree in sports media. Tucker is the current deputy editor of Arrowhead Report for Sports Illustrated. He was previously the sports editor at The Maryville Forum. As a full time student, Tucker assumed the role as the Forum’s main sports reporter covering eight different high schools and Northwest while still attending classes.

Tucker’s main interests are print publication, sports broadcasting and podcasting. He is the former host and producer of Bearcat Banter. Tucker is an alumni of Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity where he was a legacy and participated in the active chapter for three and a half years. He has over five years of newsroom experience along with over five years of live radio broadcast experience from football and day-time broadcasts.

Throughout his years at Northwest and in Maryville, Tucker has gained many leadership and interpersonal skills. He has had many different experiences that has helped him grow personally and professionally. Tucker is always looking for new ideas and exploring new opportunities. 

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