Austin Ampeloquio is a 2018 graduate of Temple University’s Klein College of Media and Communication with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism. While studying journalism, he covered high school and college sports around Philadelphia interning with Philly Sports Digest and served as Temple’s volleyball and women’s basketball beat reporter for The Temple News during his senior year. In the Spring of 2018, Austin was assigned as City Hall and political beat reporter for Philadelphia Neighborhoods and worked on the recovery housing beat for Covering Addiction. Austin also contributed content to The Empire during his time at Temple. From 2015 to 2017, Austin was an editor at Clutchpoints for KnicksNation.net where he edited, produced and published articles about the New York Knicks and other NBA related content before the company reformatted its website. Austin has recently been more involved in producing visual content by shooting and editing videos for journalistic work and also to develop his skills as a storyteller.
Since graduating, Austin spends most of his time immersed in boxing and combat sports. He is a licensed trainer at Champ’s Boxing Club in Danbury where he coaches professional and amateur fighters as well as fitness clients and people who want to learn self defense. Austin has bridged the gap between his storytelling skills and passion for boxing by creating Scrap to Success and The Pull-Counter Show on YouTube. Austin also covers fights voluntarily for Inside The Ropes in his spare time.