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A. K. Carroll

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SF Bay Area
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  Food/Spirits, Culture, Tech, Profiles, Human Interest

Writer, blogger, eater, observer and lifelong explorer

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Biography

Originally from the cornfields of Nebraska, Amanda has spent most of her life wandering and wondering, often getting lost in the process. She is fascinated by the complexity of people and driven by a need to connect and a desire to understand. Amanda has written for Diablo, Saint Mary's, San Fra...

What was your first job as a journalist?

A freelance position with an online publication that went under six months after I joined (but not for that reason)

What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

The transformative story of an Iranian immigrant who smuggled herself into the UK

When's the best time to pitch you?

When you have something amazing to share

Awards

Excellence in Journalism

2009 - Journalism