Derek Helling

Derek Helling

Bio

Derek Helling grew up in Fort Madison, Iowa, and has written about sports since high school. He has covered prep sports for daily newspapers such as The Burlington Hawkeye and the Macomb Eagle and in May of 2013, he graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in journalism and sports studies. During his time at Iowa, he worked for KRUI, the student radio station in the sports department and hosted shows, wrote for the station's website, promoted events and mastered the technical aspects of radio. Hellling now works with the Missouri Mavericks, a Central Hockey League team, and continues to write online about sports.