Prior to joining the Pilot News' staff, Doug was the assistant editor at IndySportsLegends.com, covering Notre Dame, Purdue and all things Big Ten. He joined IndySportsLegends.com in August 2012.
Doug was also a regular contributor to RantSports.com, where he covered mainly Big Ten football and basketball and some NHL.
In addition, he is a regular contributor to Nebraska's Huskers Illustrated, writing opponent previews, Big Ten notebooks and features for their weekly magazine and premium website.
Doug is also a regular guest on BoilerRadio.com with Clayton Duffy out of Lafayette, Ind.
From December 1991-July 2011, Doug, a Purdue graduate, was the editor of Purdue's Gold & Black Illustrated.
He has covered Big Ten sports since 1986.
Doug, who was a contributor to Inside Indiana, authored the book, Tales From Boilermaker Country, in 2003, and was the editor for Purdue Pride, the official game program of Boilermaker Football and Basketball for eight years (1995-2002).
In addition, Doug appeared regularly on Sports Scene 18, a weekly television show on WLFI-TV 18 (CBS, Lafayette), the Purdue Sports Radio Network where he co-hosted Countdown to Kickoff before each of Purdue's home football games and has freelanced for Athlon’s annual football and basketball preview magazines, Indiana’s Game, The Indianapolis Star’s former basketball website, and worked at The Purdue Exponent.
Doug is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, and is a John R. Wooden Award voter. He, and his wife, Kim, a mathematics instructor at Plymouth High School, and daughter, Abbie, live on Koontz Lake.