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New York City
Homepage Director — Time Magazine
Covers:  Transparency, Stem, Global News, Politics, Social Media, Open Government, Technology

Homepage Director @TIME. I serve at the pleasure of the Internet.

John V. Lynn '83 Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Journalism

2010 - Student Journalism
This award is for an undergraduate who excels in journalistic activity on campus. I received it for my work as News Director and later Station Manager of SUNY Geneseo's 89.3 WGSU.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I'm actually in the process of repairing a 1930s-era Royal.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

#PewPew. Thanks, @NASA!

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Always e-mail. It helps me sort pitches into folders and keep a record of conversations.

Canada Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers Hailed As Hero After Gun Attack — OTTAWA - The security chief at Canada's national parliament was hailed a hero Thursday, credited with shooting a gunman who was on the loose in the building after earlier killing a soldier. Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers was given huge and sustained applause as lawmakers returned to business.

Watch Hockey Fans Sing 'O Canada' After Attack — Hockey games typically only start with Canada's national anthem when there's a Canadian team on the ice - Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary or Winnipeg. But that wasn't the case on Oct. 22, when the Pittsburgh Penguins hosted their rival Philadelphia Flyers just hours after a Canadian soldier was shot and killed in an attack outside Parliament in Ottawa.

Police: Soldier Shot at War Memorial in Ottawa — OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) - Police say a soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial has been by an unknown gunman. Ottawa police confirmed they had a call at 9:52 a.m. Wednesday with a report of shots fired, and witnesses reported seeing a gunman running toward Parliament Hill, which is under lockdown.

The 5 Best Smartphone and Tablet Apps to Try This Week — It seems like hundreds of new smartphone apps pop up every day, but which ones should you bother trying? Here, TIME offers a look at five apps for iPhone, iPad and Android that stand out and are worth a shot.

Memorial Service Held for First U.S. Ebola Victim — Family and friends of Thomas Eric Duncan, the first and so far only person to die of Ebola in the U.S., gathered Saturday for an emotional memorial service in North Carolina. Mourners celebrated the 42-year-old's life at Rowan International Church in Salisbury, where his sister, mother and nephew worship, according to NBC affiliate WCNC.

Catholic Bishops Approve Revised Report on Gays — VATICAN CITY (AP) - Catholic bishops on Saturday approved a revised document laying out the church's position on gays, sex, marriage and divorce, saying the report was a "balanced" reflection of church teaching and pastoral needs. But participants said some of the more contentious paragraphs didn't pass a majority vote and were cut from the final version.

Bermuda Faces 'Extensive' Damage From Hurricane Gonzalo — Tens of thousands in Bermuda were without power early Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo ripped across the island with 110 mph winds, downing trees and causing untold damage. Weather improved as dawn broke and Gonzalo moved away from the island.

The 5 iPhone Games You Should Play This Week — The five best iPhone games to try this week.

The Revolutionary New Feature Apple Didn't Talk About — Apple unveiled a pair of new iPads during a somewhat subdued event Thursday at its Cupertino, Calif., headquarters. At first, it seemed there was nothing groundbreaking about the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 - these were somewhat boring, iterative improvements like thinner bodies, faster processors and the inclusion of Touch ID.

Apple iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, iMac Retina: Hands-On — There were three big dates on Apple's calendar this year. The first was June's WWDC, where it presented iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, the second was a surprise event last month that presented us with the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and the Apple Watch.
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Oct 25, 2014

RT @fordm: #ff, then unfollow immediately. RT @AlexJamesFitz: In Paris, they're the Kansas City Royals With Cheese.

Oct 24, 2014

In Paris, they're the Kansas City Royals With Cheese.

Oct 24, 2014

Get an inside look at Amazon's massive fulfillment centers via @TIMEBusiness

Oct 24, 2014

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