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Alex Veeneman

Minneapolis, MN USA
Managing Editor — Kettle Mag
As seen in: Kettle Mag
Covers:  international news, journalism, nhl, britain, social media, technology

Journalist @KettleMag and for others. Interested in UK media, storytelling, other things. Views are my own. RTs ≠ endorsement. alex[at]

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I'm an award winning journalist and editor based in Chicago in the United States. I'm Opinions Editor on The Flyer at Lewis University and Media Editor for Kettle Magazine based in the UK.

I contribute stories on items such as national affairs, international affairs, and technology to The Flyer a...

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My colleagues and I over @kettlemag have a new print publication available for your reading pleasure. Details on getting copies here. #journalism
Very good read about authors, writing and gender. "[Male writers] obsess about establishing a reputation, while ignoring the importance of just writing something good."
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a reporter with my high school newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have not used a typewriter.

How is social media changing news?

It has significantly changed it. Consumption is now high on Facebook and Twitter and it has changed the modern journalistic craft.


First Place for General Excellence

Shared this award with The Flyer staff on excellence from the American Scholastic Press Association.

Excellence in Opinion Writing (2011-12 year)

I was recognized by the Department for work as The Flyer's Opinions Editor during the 2011-12 school year, citing my international news columns.