Nov 6, 2013; Charlotte, NC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats mascot Rufus during the game against the Toronto Raptors at Time Warner Cable Arena. Mandatory Credit: Sam Sharpe-USA TODAY Sports

Writing Team


Jonathan Reekes is a staff writer for Roberto Gato.   Jonathan attended North Carolina State University and now resides in Raleigh, North Carolina.  When time allows it, he enjoys traveling the world, writing, experiencing new cultures and ways of life, as well as sports and competition.  A lifelong athlete and sports enthusiast, Jonathan is a passionate fan of not only the Charlotte Bobcats, but also the Carolina Hurricanes, Carolina Panthers and Boston Red Sox.  When he is not pouring over statistics and game film Jonathan works as the Marketing Manager for SEAL Innovation where he has earned a reputation as a motivated hard worker with one of the bright young minds in the industry. You can follow Jonathan on Twitter @JonathanReekes.

Cody Hodgins is a staff writer for Roberto Gato. Cody is a senior at UNC Charlotte, where he studies Communications and Psychology with a minor in Journalism. Cody loves Carolina Panthers football and Charlotte Bobcats basketball. He’s a four year track and cross country athlete for UNC Charlotte and a novice marathon runner. Cody is addicted to the Walking dead and Steak & Shake all you can eat pancakes. You can follow Cody on Twitter at @coolrunCH