Harrison Faigen is a credentialed writer with experience planning and creating both shortform and longform content, ranging from profile pieces to film breakdowns centering on the Los Angeles Lakers and the NBA as a whole. During his two-plus years at Silver Screen and Roll, Harrison has worked his way up from doing link aggregation posts on a weekly basis to writing columns, before eventually taking over as Social Content Editor and Lead Contributor.
This newly created position entailed promoting the site’s content on social media in an engaging way, interacting with fans during games, and doing in game shortform articles based around highlights on key moments during the games.
When not covering games from home, Harrison has also been credentialed to cover the Lakers in person numerous times during games at Staples Center, practices at their facility in El Segundo (where he also covers games of the Lakers’ developmental league affiliate, the Los Angeles D-Fenders), as well as traveling to cover the team’s Summer League in Las Vegas.
Harrison also has experience at doing live podcasts/postgame shows, first as a founding member of Lakers Outsiders and then as co-host of the Locked on Lakers Podcast, all while continuing to work toward’s his Bachelor’s Degree in Communications at Cal State Fullerton.
Harrison has additionally served as an assistant sports editor for the Daily Titan (Cal State Fulleron’s Student Paper) and is currently as the paper’s first-ever Sports Social Media Editor, in addition to previously serving as a contributor to Ridiculous Upside covering the D-League as a whole.
His freelance work has appeared on the Sports Fan Journal, Vice and Ridiculous Upside.