Freelance reporter, current @wwu anthro student, @uiowa alum. Reader/runner/swimmer/listener/inquisitor/wanderer. All tweets are my own.
Megan Stephenson's Biography
I have lived in four states and three countries; self-diagnosed with wanderlust.
I have worked for a high-circulation daily, The Quad City Times on the Iowa/Illinois border; community-based weekly papers The Molokai Dispatch in Hawaii and currently the North Kitsap Herald in Washington State; and freelanced for cultural magazines and websites, such as History News Network and the River Cities Reader in Iowa.
Other passions: dinosaurs, good coffee, literature ...
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Have you ever used a typewriter?
Yes, my grandfather's. I admire the early days of journalism, just your mind, the phone (if lucky), paper and ink.
How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?
Know the area. I love having stories dropped in my lap, but I work for a hyper-localized paper and my readers care about their backyard.
What tools and software do you use to do your job?
Twitter, Facebook, the phonebook, Google, computer, Adobe products, iMovie, Audacity.