Frank Anthony Forza is an award-winning journalist, content creator, communications consultant and three-time IBJJF Masters World Champion (Jiu Jitsu). The University of Maryland graduate has visited the White House on assignment, covered anti-terrorism preparations for the Olympic Games, traveled across North America, parts of Europe and China on assignment, and worked with companies such as Ultimate Fighting Championship, FOX5 News-Las Vegas, The Salt Lake Tribune, Las Vegas Review-Journal, NBC-affiliated World Series of Fighting, AXS TV-affiliated Lion Fight promotions, addidas Combat Sport USA and an ESPN2-affiliated Arena Football League franchise.
The former news reporter/UFC correspondent/Digital Managing Editor harbors a burning passion for distinguished storytelling, speechwriting, public speaking, biographies, wordplay, philosophy, higher consciousness and the martial arts. Proficient in Spanish, Frank Anthony also excels at creating unique story angles, a knack that has helped clients win coverage in major media outlets such as Globo.com, Yahoo! Sports, Nevada’s two largest daily newspapers, and Spanish-speaking news broadcasts and publications. He has appeared as guest commentator on FOX national news, “On the Record With Greta Van Susteren,” MSNBC’s “The Abrams Report” and Court TV, among others. The Baltimore native’s work has been published in several magazines, CNN.com, Maxim.com and the Associated Press.
“An extremely hard worker, Frank asks great questions and possesses a genuine curiosity about the world that I believe is singular among all the journalists and journalism students I have worked with,” — Professor Edward L. Carter, Director of the School of Communications at Brigham Young University, who holds a law degree from BYU and master’s degrees from two of the world’s leading universities, Northwestern University and University of Oxford (U.K.).
“One of the best MMA feature writers in the game.” — UFC Editorial Director Tom Gerbasi.
Graded “Extraordinary” for Job Knowledge, Quality of Work, Commitment to Teamwork, Communication Skills, Enthusiasm and Respect for others — 2011 Job Performance Evaluation as scored by a UFC Sr. Vice President
“Really great read on Jake Ellenberger and his twin brother by Frank Forza,” ESPN writer Brett Okamoto in a 2012 tweet
“My boy Frank Forza taking 3rd at the adult World (Championships)! He’s 38 years old and still competing with the young guns!” — Brazilian Jiu Jitsu legend Robert Drysdale in a 2010 Tweet.
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