Megan Stephenson on Muck Rack

Megan Stephenson

bellingham, wa
Covers:  Environment, Local Business, Arts, County Government, Native American/Indigenous Peoples, City Government, People, Courts, Crime
Doesn't Cover: Education, Events Not In My Readership Area

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.

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