Jon Couture’s Portfolio

The best from some of my more than 15 years working professionally as a page designer, editor and writer. For my full resume, click here.

ADOBE INDESIGN WORK

WRITING SAMPLES

All are from The Standard-Times (New Bedford, Mass.) unless noted.

Oct. 28, 2004: Finally! Red Sox win the World Series

Live from St. Louis after the 2004 World Series victory.

March 2, 2007: New Bedford’s Garrett Chin Has Blast Against Sox

Chronicling a Northeastern player’s day in their annual Sox exhibition in Fort Myers, Fla.

Oct. 3, 2007: Bring it on: Papelbon ready for spotlight

NEAPNEA award-winning feature, serving as a playoff preview prior to closer’s first real October experience.

Oct. 29, 2007: Red Sox’ Time is Now

Live from Denver after the 2007 World Series victory.

April 21, 2009: Families of fallen servicemen honored before Sox game

A Patriots Day honoring the fallen, and those making sure they’re rightly honored, at Fenway Park.
(Part of selection for which I won a national top-10 in the APSE annual column-writing contest.)

July 20, 2009: For Tom Watson, an all-too-common finish for Cinderella

On the letdown of almost history, and how we just can’t (and wouldn’t want to) keep ourselves from getting sucked in.
(Part of selection for which I won a national top-10 in the APSE annual column-writing contest.)

March 2, 2010: Family Tie Brings Joy of Sport Home

Celebrating the end, after a weekend watching some of my sister-in-law’s final days of Div. 3 basketball at Worcester State.

March 11, 2010: Sox, Nomar Ended it Right

“The Red Sox might have put only a transparent bow on Garciaparra’s (legacy), but sometimes, it’s just the bow that matters.”

August 27, 2013: Sunshine Village Challenger Eagles receive red-carpet treatment from Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park

A baseball team for the physically/developmentally disabled gets to live the big-league life for a day. For The Republican of Springfield, Mass.

Oct. 31, 2013: Another Unforgettable Sox Title

Live from Fenway Park after the 2013 World Series victory.

Oct. 11, 2016: Goodbye, Papi, The Man Who Brought Hope Back

A celebration of the career of David Ortiz, the rare type of person who literally changed everything.

For a full listing of my more than 1,200 bylines in The Standard-Times, click here.