About Us

Welcome to TLBJV!

TLBJV is a program started to give high school sports journalists the chance to build their sports journalism skill set. As part of the TLBJV program, our writers get mentoring from professional sports journalists and students from the University of Maryland.

TLBJV was launched in September 2016 as a branch of The Left Bench. The Left Bench is a student run, digital sports media group based out of the University of Maryland. It has won three awards from the Baltimore Sun and one from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2014 and 2015.

TLBJV Staff:

Reese Levin, Meade High School: Reese Levin is a rising senior at Meade High School. He has always had a passion for sports every since he was little. When he attends college he wants to major in sports journalism. His ultimate goal is to be a correspondent on an investigative sports show or be a SportsCenter anchor.