Sal J. Barry
Sal J. Barry I am a multiplatform journalist, college teacher...and terrible hockey player. Check out my work.


It's Roenick - He's Good! It's Roenick - He's Good!
Beckett Hockey Magazine

Picture Perfect Picture Perfect
The Hockey News

Teaching Young Adults Teaching Young Adults (book chapter)
Media Arts Integration: Reflections from the Field

Puck Powwow Puck Powwow
Beckett Hockey Magazine

Adult Hockey Growing Fast in Illinois Adult Hockey Growing Fast in Illinois
Chicago Now / The Hockey Noob

Rivals No More Rivals No More

Interactive Reporting

News Videos

Ride of Silence
1 minute, 53 seconds

I Am I Creative Showcase
1 minute, 46 seconds

The Case for Net Neutrality
5 minutes, 54 seconds

Print Design


I am a multiplatform journalist, interactive designer and college teacher.

I have over a decade of experience creating websites and digital media, and over seven years of freelance journalism experience.

In my spare time, I play hockey in a recreational league.

Sal playing hockey

Relevant Experience

Freelance Writer

  • The Hockey News
  • Beckett Hockey Magazine
  • ChicagoNow
  • Midwest Hockey News
  • Chicago Side Sports

Interactive Designer

  • Freelance Contractor (2007 - present)
  • Learning Curve, Inc. (2001 - 2007)


  • DePaul University
    - Master's Degree in Journalism
  • DePaul University
    - Master's Degree in New Media Studies
  • Columbia College
    - Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Multimedia


  • Blogging - WordPress (paid & free versions), Blogger, blog customization & thememing
  • Website Design - HTML5/XHTML, CSS2/3, Dreamweaver, Bootstrap
  • Video Editing - Premier, Camtasia Studio, Final Cut Pro
  • Social Media - Facebook, Twitter
  • Graphic Design - Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign
  • Web Animation - Flash, ActionScript 2 & 3, Construct 2
  • Audio Editing - Audacity, Audition
  • Productivity Tools - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Digital Photography

Contact Me


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