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Anthony O'Reilly

location-pin Charlotte, North Carolina

School: St. John's University BA, Print Journalism

Expertise: product testing; carpentry; woodworking; renovating; remodelling

Anthony O'Reilly

  • Performance editor, Garage Gym Reviews
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Certified Nutrition Coach
  • First Place for Coverage of Education, New York State Press Association (2016)
  • First Place for Coverage of Police/Crime/Courts, New York State Press Association (2017)
  • First Place for Coverage of Local Government, New York State Press Association (2017)"


Anthony O'Reilly poured his first cubic yard of cement at the tender age of 12. He was a maintenance worker for suburban condos, residential and commercial high-rise buildings in New York City and his own apartments and homes before becoming an award-winning journalist and photographer. He changed career paths once again in 2019 to become an expert product tester and reviewer. He loves baking, cooking, hiking and petting dogs in his spare time.


St. John's University BA, Print Journalism

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