Hardman started out a sportswriter for the New Bedford Standard-Times at 19 and had a long, award-winning career as an editor and as a writer in journalism for several newspapers before leaving the print business to become a regional digital editor for AOL-Patch. Since then, Hardman has been involved in developing start-up companies and writing on public health, health, and wellness, financial, business and security issues for a variety of companies online.
Being a radio and television broadcaster has also been part of his career journey, doing play-by-play, being a talk show host and working as a reporter for several stations.
In his spare time, Hardman serves a town meeting member in Stoughton, MA, volunteers to help candidates for political elections. He is a member of the Stoughton Historical Society, Municipal Regulations Committee and Disabilities Commission as well as the Stoughton Sons of Italy. He was also recently elected as President of the residents' board of my development.
A graduate of the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, Hardman enjoys all sports, trying to finish his first novel, Genealogy, and volunteering.