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Aimee Levitt

Covers:  culture, eccentrics, art, books

Mild-mannered girl reporter. Currently @ChicagoReader, formerly @RiverfrontTimes

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Staff writer for the Chicago Reader, formerly for the Riverfront Times in St. Louis. I write about books, hipsters, dogs, the Human Cannonball, Napoleon enthusiasts, the afterlife, and many, many other things.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

At the Riverfront Times in St. Louis. I was lucky: they hired me right out of journalism school.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Hildy Johnson in "His Girl Friday"

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

My iPhone. Also Google docs and our paper's blog software.