Guest speaker for MSU, Mankato Media Day

Joe Barden
Twitter: @joe_barden


MANKATO, Minn.- Steve  DiMeglio  Minnesota State, Mankato, alumni to speak at mass media scholarship banquet April 24.

“Mickey Mantle is on line 1. Steve” will take place  in the Ostrander Auditorium April 24 from 4-6 p.m.

During his journalism career Dimeglio has gotten the chance to interview some famous people and some included are


  • Bill Clinton
  • George W. Bush


  • Derek Jeter
  • Tiger Woods
  • Jack Nicholaus
  • Peyton Maning

While in college Dimeglio worked for the university’s newspaper The Reporter and after graduation he worked for the Desert Sun in Palm Springs, CA. Currently, he works for the USA Today, while covering his passion, sports.

“His sports pages were more than scores; they were interesting, informative and consistently outstanding,” said professor of Mass Media, Ellen Mrja, “He was absolutely the most dedicated sports editor we ever had.”

This progam is free to the public thanks to the Nadine D. Andreas Foundation.


For more information please contact Joe Barden at


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