Alex Walsh on Muck Rack

Alex Walsh

Managing Producer, — Birmingham News
Covers:  economics, unemployment, hiring, tax policy, jobs, economic development, alabama economy, economy, business

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I cover Alabama's economy and jobs market for the Alabama Media Group.

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@ajwalsh08 — 2,714 followers, 51,580 tweets

RT @kevinroose: The problem with Twitter as a traffic source: 432K impressions, 8K actual clicks.
RT @MattZeitlin: bloomberg says biz reporters "want to tell the story" and want CEOs to "explain what they really meant" and political reporters are gotcha-y
RT @WesleyVaughn: It says "City of Birmingham GIS Internet Mapping Map Download Page" but only has PDFs because yeahhhhhh: 
Full field: Cespedes Stanton Bautista Frazier Donaldson Jones Tulowitzki Dozier. Gonna be fun being wrong.
RT @mallelis: "do you want to eat some breakfast" "yes" "ok great" "hang on. let's wait three hours first, then stand in line, and call it brunch" WHY
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Working Saturday nights for MLB Trade Rumors, sitting in front of a computer and reporting on what team might trade which pitcher.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Numbers, numbers, numbers. Three is a near guarantee that I'll pick it up. And, the shorter, the better.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter, easily. You can say a lot with 140 characters.