Bryce Derouin received his journalism degree at Grand Valley State University where he worked as the sports editor for the student newspaper. He returned to the U.P. as a sports writer for the Escanaba Daily Press before serving as the sports editor the Daily Mining Gazette in Houghton.
His journalism experience includes working as the beat writer for the Michigan Tech and Grand Valley State football and basketball teams, in addition to four years of in-depth preps coverage. He recently chronicled the state runner-up finish of the Chassell girls basketball team and state-semifinal run of the Dollar Bay boys basketball team.
As a 2010 Bark River-Harris graduate, he understands the passionate following that exists with U.P. sports and is committed to making Upbeat the premier source of peninsula-wide sports coverage.
He currently resides in Marquette.