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Sean M. Deegan: Publisher and Founder

Sean founded JetsInsider.com in 1999 as a one page site with a fan messageboard. Since then, JetsInsider.com has grown to become the most popular and heavily trafficked NY Jets Fansite on the internet with over one million hits per day. The JetsInsider.com messageboard, arguably the busiest NFL forum online, regularly exceeds 2000 posts per day.

A Die Hard Jets Fan since the age of three, Sean coordinates, edits and occasionally writes for JetsInsider.com. He has also been featured and asked for NY Jets commentary on several local and national media outlets such as The NY Post, Fox Sports Radio and WFAN Radio. He also does two weekly Jets features during the season on WRCN 104.3 FM Radio which is the flagship Jets radio station for Eastern Long Island Sean was formerly the host of JetsInsider Weekly, a radio show that focused solely on NY Jets Football broadcast locally on Long Island. He also co-hosted JetsInsider Radio a weekly radio show produced on JetsIndsider.com and broadcast on blogtalkradio.com. The show can also be downloaded and subscribed to on iTunes by searching “jetsinsider”.

Sean is a graduate of SUNY Fredonia, with a degree in Business Administration.

 

Christopher Nimbley, Editor in Chief

Chris was born and raised, mostly, in Northern New Jersey surrounded by Giants fans with just a few Jets fans sprinkled around him. He has loved sports since his tee-ball – kick the can and manhunt days. As a kid and young adult Chris spent the overwhelming majority of his time playing sports, whether organized team sports or backyard football with his friends. Once Chris’ athletic ability plateaued he slowly moved from playing sports to becoming a spectator and a fan of sports.

After graduating with an Associates degree from Dean University in Massachusetts, Chris went on to work as an architect for five years. After years of doing the same thing he found himself stuck in a rut and bored with work, it seemed like all he did at work was read articles online about sports, then one day it hit him. Chris loves to write, loves sports (but loves football most of all) and he realized he could use his sarcastic wit to go along with his love and knowledge of the game to do what he truly enjoys. To write and to watch, absorb and analyze football. So he quit his job as an architect and went back to college to study communications with a minor in journalism at Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.

Entering his ninth season with JetsInsider.com, Chris started as a staff writer in 2009 and has since moved up the ranks to his current position as Editor in Chief. He oversees all the daily content on the site and also continues to report and cover the team.

Chris is single and still lives in northern NJ, not too far from the Jets facility.

 

Randy O’Rourke, Staff Photographer

Randy has been a free-lance photographer since 1981, and has worked for national magazines, ad agencies & design firms and book publishers throughout his career. A cross section of the more notable people he has been assigned to photograph include Pope John Paul II, President Ford, Hugh Hefner, David Letterman, Jerry Jones, Eddie Murphy, Martha Stewart, Keith Richards, Howard Stern, Don King, Ron Howard, Donald Trump, Spike Lee, Mario Andretti, Oliver Stone, Rush Limbaugh, and Larry King. He also has had the pleasure of photographing many beautiful women for Playboy, including Playmate Victoria Zdrok & NYPD Covergirl Carol Shaya.

This past year he has worked on two upcoming Architectural books for The Taunton Press, which required travel to 41 states. In 2003 Randy photographed “A House on the Water” & “The Workshop”, also published by Taunton Press. Randy’s personal work has been exhibited in galleries in Connecticut & New Hampshire.

Randy lives in Kent, CT with his wife Stephanie and his son Tiernan, who is the starting center on his high school football team. A Jets fan since 1968, he has had season tickets for 15 years, and attends all the games. Shooting on the sidelines has been a dream come true, mixing his professional expertise with his passion for the NY Jets.

If you would like to view his work and consult with Randy about any of your future photographic projects, please check out his website at www.RORPhotos.com.

 

John Heckman, Staff Photographer

Award winning sports photographer John Heckman has been covering the local tri-state sports scene for the last 10 years. From within his viewfinder this local New Yorker’s work centers around professional, High School and the Youth sports teams of the area.

For more information and a complete glimpse of John’s portfolio, please visit his website at www.LadyDigital.org.

 

Manish Gosalia, Staff Photographer

Bio coming soon!

 

Joseph Barone, Staff Writer

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Nick Faria, Staff Writer

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Jeffrey Werner, Staff Writer

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