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Alyssa Danigelis

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Boulder, CO
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  technology, sustainability, environment, alternative energy, food, tech-based art and design, adventure, social entrepreneurship, startups, robotics, transportation, human-computer interaction
Doesn't Cover: advertising thinly disguised as news, new versions of popular consumer electronics, complex medical news, old news from weeks or months ago

Vermont native, night owl, @DNews writer, pro freelance journalist covering tech, science, adventure, food, design, and sustainability

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Biography

Alyssa Danigelis is a professional freelance writer and editor who got started as a teenager reporting for the largest newspaper in Vermont. Her articles about Ben & Jerry's, a skate park entrepreneur, and a cigarette sales sting were featured in the Burlington Free Press.

A graduate of Mount...

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@adanigelis — 2,090 followers, 2,133 tweets

Feb 14, 2017

Can we hack our bodies to be more empathetic using VR? This social entrepreneur in #Boulder says yes:  http://trib.al/n28RMns 

Jan 31, 2017

In case you’re wondering how English-speaking people who use Twitter have felt lately, here are @hedonometer stats. Short answer: sad. https://t.co/g6rVLK4tpa

Jan 30, 2017

RT @Anne_Hidalgo: Tonight, at midnight, @LaTourEiffel will be extinguished in order to send a fraternal message to people of #Quebec and Canadians

Jan 29, 2017

And re-read Viktor Frankl's "Man's Search for Meaning."

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What was your first job as a journalist?

The Burlington Free Press invited local high schoolers to report and write for a weekly Teen Page. It changed my life.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, and not ironically. Applying for colleges back in the day required one in order to fill out all the required forms.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To me, it means telling the story in a fair, accurate, engaging, and professional way.