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York, Pa.
Sunday Editor — York Daily Record
As seen in:  York Daily Record
Covers:  Local Politics, Narrative Writing, Long-Form Features, Investigative Reporting, General News, Local Government, Open Government, Open Records

Sunday editor @ydrcom. 2013 Ochberg Fellow. I tweet stuff I think you should know, or read; and things I find fascinating.

Scott Blanchard's Biography

I'm a veteran editor who believes in coaching reporters to do the best work of their careers. My track record includes leading high-impact investigative reporting, enterprise work, explanatory journalism and narrative writing. My goal is to help produce thoughtful, contextual journalism that doesn't scream at you, but rather invites you in and offers you something you might not have known.

I was a 2013 Ochberg Fellow at the ...

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Mimi Award -- honorable mention

2013 - Editing/leadership
Named in memory of Providence Journal editor Mimi Burkhardt, The Mimi Award, presented by the Ochberg Society for Trauma Journalism, recognizes editors who demonstrate the highest attention to ethics and compassion in telling the stories of victims.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Sports writer at the Harrisonburg (Va.) Daily News-Record.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Sep 30, 2014

Great information and context. // Don’t panic over Ebola in America via @voxdotcom

Sep 30, 2014

Huge swing & miss... RT @HistoricalPics: "No longer to be feared." NYT story on Hitler's release frm prison in 1924.

Sep 30, 2014

So, take your brain's advice. // Brigid Schulte: "Neuroscience is giving us all a giant license to play."

Sep 30, 2014

MT @WajahatAli: This year, @nfl has managed to offend women, Native Americans, the law, good judgement and now Muslims. It's still early...

Sep 29, 2014

This is right on point from @MarcCharisse. // YDR Insider | Don’t blame the media for rumors run wild #ericfrein

Sep 29, 2014

RT @anursestouch13: Heroin Epidemic @ York Co. School of Technology 7 pm 9/30. Public invited. There will be a presentation & panel for Q&A.

Sep 29, 2014

If charters are recommended for York city schools, what if school board says 'no'? Things could get interesting.

Sep 29, 2014

RT @edmahonreporter: Fact check of statement that 27,000 educators have been laid off under @GovernorCorbett: #pagov

Sep 29, 2014

Archaeology (& this story) = cool. MT @ydrcom: Wondering where Camp Security is? So are researchers. Clues coming.

Sep 29, 2014

MT @FlintMcColgan: Report: License suspensions issue a Pa. problem. @RepStanSaylor is pushing bill to correct it.

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