Tori’s Take

In the 2015 offseason, Tori enterprised a new segment for DetroitLions.com called “Tori’s Take,” where she chooses a current topic relevant to the Lions and shares her thoughts on it. The segment has given her an outlet to emphasize her role not only as a reporter for site, but as an analyst as well.

 

5 things to watch for in mincamp

 

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2015 Lions feature reporting

One of Tori’s roles on DetroitLions.com is sitting down with players and coaches to tell their stories with in-depth features.

 

The Washburns: Father and son on the field

 

Joe Marciano: Special teams ‘fireball’

 

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1 on 1 with NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski

Having spent several years covering NASCAR and other motorsports in Florida before working for the Lions, Tori’s worlds collided when NASCAR driver and native Michigander Brad Keselowski attended Lions OTAs. She talked to Brad about growing up as a Lions fan and how he keeps up with his favorite team despite his busy life as a NASCAR star.

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Exclusive interviews

Often, when breaking news happens for the Lions, Tori is the first to get exclusive interviews with players, coaches and personnel. The following videos are exclusive interviews from breaking news events throughout the Lions’ 2015 offseason.

 

James Ihedigbo on returning for OTAs after holdout

 

Rashean Mathis on re-signing with the Lions

 

Tyrunn Walker on signing with the Lions

 

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Lions 2015 NFL Draft Coverage

Tori was the only on-site reporter for the Lions at the 2015 NFL Draft in Chicago. Not only did she get the first 1-on-1 interview with the Lions’ first-round draft pick, Laken Tomlinson, but she also interviewed NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, gave fans a tour of Draft Town, and reported from the Gold Carpet before the draft. After spending the first two days of the draft in Chicago, she returned to the Lions’ headquarters in Allen Park to announce the 4th through 7th round picks live on NFL.com and NFL Network.

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2014 Lions Feature Reporting

One of Tori’s roles on DetroitLions.com is sitting down with players and coaches to tell their stories with in-depth features.  Not only did she conduct all the interviews in the following pieces, but she also edited each story from start to finish.

 

Fuller vs. Fuller: A House Divided

 

The emergence of Darius Slay

 

DeAndre Levy: The transformation

 

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Kickoff Preview Show 2014

Tori both hosts and provides analysis in this online game day preview show, “Kickoff Preview.” Airing on game day mornings exclusively on DetroitLions.com, Tori joins DetroitLions.com lead writer Tim Twentyman and columnist Mike O’Hara to discuss injuries, opponents and what to look for in the Lions next matchup.

 

Season Review: Offense

 

Season Review: Special Teams

 

Season Review: Defense

 

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Florida girl going north: New Multimedia Journalist for the Detroit Lions

After 22 years in the fantastic state of Florida, I’m uprooting to Michigan this weekend to start a new role as the Multimedia Journalist for the Detroit Lions.

If you had asked me six months ago what kind of role I saw myself in six months from then, my response would have sounded a lot like the job description for this position. As the very first “Multimedia Journalist” for DetroitLions.com, I’ll act as a host and sideline reporter of sorts as well as film,

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