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    Young Professionals of Vermont: Derek Dunning

    “I take a lot of pride in being able to tell their stories and help bring recognition to what they are accomplishing.” Derek Dunning, 28, is the Director of Athletic Communications at Norwich University in Northfield. In Vermont since 2010, Derek leads the team responsible for telling the story of college athletes at the oldest private military university in the U.S. How did Vermont become home for you? I got a call from Charlie Crosby in late August of 2010 saying that Norwich had an opening in its sports information office. I had known Charlie from the college hockey community and had visited Norwich twice over the years to watch my hometown team Elmira play a few games against NU. Despite not having any specific experience working in sports information/athletic communications, I did have a journalism background graduating from Oswego State (NY) in 2009 and I have been working at a newspaper in Gloversville, NY for the previous nine months. Charlie took a chance on me and this has been my home ever since.
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