Real name: Kirsten, because Halloween. Writes @MuckRackDaily & runs #muckedup chat. Creator of #100helpfuldays. I can haz media tips? firstname.lastname@example.org
Kirsten Browning's Biography
I’m a sojourning journalist with an eclectic background in sports, science and music. In the past I’ve been a news anchor for both TV and radio, a documentary producer (both independently and for PBS), a Today Show rookie, a print reporter on Capitol Hill, a proud alum of the illustrious E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, and a sports blogger.
Still, I have never stopped being a writer ...
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How to Pitch Kirsten Browning
By email, although I don't mind terribly much if I'm pitched by Twitter, as well.
"Losing LeBron: A Documentary."
Editorial: A Message to Steelers Nation, From a Browns Fan
Pop Culture Politics: Meet the Man Behind "The Most American Thing" | Herald de Paris
Bracing for LeBromageddon: Game 6 May Decide Cavs' Fate | Herald de Paris
Baring Beauty or Brains? Debate Over "Earthquake" Comment Splits Feminist Activists | Herald de P...
Coup de Ta-Tas: Cleric's comment ignites skin-bearing backlash | Herald de Paris
What was your first job as a journalist?
I was a copy editor. My first love affair has always been with words (and the correct spelling of them).
Have you ever used a typewriter?
Yes. What? So I'm nostalgic. My laptop's faster, admittedly.
How is social media changing news?
Two key ways: it compels journalists to work faster to get information while underscoring the importance of accuracy & vetting.