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Aimee Levitt

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Staff Writer, Chicago Reader
Covers:  culture, eccentrics, art, books

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

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Biography

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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@aimeelevitt — 1,496 followers, 4,943 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

RT @mdoukmas: Some food for thought from @prisonculture as we continue to confront rape culture and sexual violence at all levels…

Nov 22, 2017

RT @JessicaValenti: That so many men think of sexual harassment as an issue of women's hurt feelings rather than our ruined ambitions a…

Nov 21, 2017

RT @latguild: Where’s the money? Tronc executives have enjoyed lavish benefits and extravagant pay as our journalists have endure…

Nov 21, 2017

RT @ianfroeb: I am in favor of repealing net neutrality in the sense of going to war and blowing online to pieces and maybe rewir…

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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.