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Alison Smith

Twin Falls, Idaho
Managing Editor, Twin Falls Times-News
Covers:  courts, crime, prisons, federal court, jails, police, breaking news, veterans, cold cases

Managing editor @twinfallstn From PDX. Montana, Bama, Idaho. @UMJSchool and @UofAlabama

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I'm from Portland, Oregon and I'm the managing editor at the Times-News in Twin Falls, Idaho. Formerly the criminal justice reporter.

In August 2011 I earned my Master's of Arts in Community Journalism at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.

As part of the program I interned at the Anniston S...

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Jun 20, 2017

RT @jjmacnab: Bad idea. The fed gov is considering closing off public record federal court filings to the public.…

Jun 20, 2017

RT @fmanjoo: people making fun of this hug are journalists who do like 2 dozen awkward hugs a week. Awkward hugs fuel journalism 

Jun 19, 2017

#scanner Dr's office says a bird is attacking patients. Told to call pest control. Asks if police can just come shoot it for them.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Unpaid internship as a photographer at the Forest Grove News Press in Forest Grove, Oregon.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

April O'Neil and Henry Hackett

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?