John Donovan

Writer

Expertise

Nature, Pop Culture, Health and Wellness, History

Education

Arizona State University

Introduction

John Donovan is a freelance writer based in Atlanta. A former staff writer for the Sports Illustrated website and an editor at NBA.com, he now writes on a range of topics including nature, health, history, and pop culture. 

Experience

Donovan began his journalism career at newspapers in Guam, Pensacola (Florida), and Cincinnati, and spent more than a decade as a senior writer at SportsIllustrated.com. He's covered Super Bowls, World Series, the NBA Finals, Final Fours, and a string of other events. He served as the director of editorial content for NBA.com for several years. Donovan has covered nature, health, history, travel, and pop culture for outlets such as Atlanta Magazine, HowStuffWorks, and WebMD. Donovan contributed to MNN (now part of Treehugger) for two years. 

Education

Donovan has a Bachelor of Science in journalism from Arizona State University. 

Treehugger and Dotdash

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