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Aaron Edwards

Special Projects Editor — The Outline
Covers:  national news, international news, politics, breaking news, business, entertainment, health, technology

a sentient beef patty. special projects editor at @outline and host of @outlinedispatch.

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I'm Aaron and I'm a journalist working across product and editorial.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Working as a news producer at Digital First Media's Project Thunderdome. My first internship in college was at The Sunday Paper in Atlanta.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. And not in an ironic way.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To run toward the chaos when everyone runs away — to be the only skeptic in the room when everyone is just going along with things.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2012 - Feature Writing
2nd Place Mark of Excellence in Feature Writing, Region 1 College/University for "No day but today" a long-form feature about a Puerto Rican student who traveled thousands of miles to chilly New York to pursue his dream of becoming an actor.

Philip H. Dougherty Minority Journalism Scholar Award

Preference is given to an African American, Latino, Asian American, or Native American (ALANA) student who shows evidence of academic and/or creative merit in journalism and participation in journalism-related cocurricular activities. Established to honor the late Philip H. Dougherty, respected columnist for The New York Times.