Spirited city hall reporter for @theadvocatebr. Previous intern @wsj, @dallasnews, @sacbee_news. Former @lsureveille EIC. Lover of discussion & dessert.

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Biography

City Hall reporter at The Advocate in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Former intern at The Wall Street Journal, The Dallas Morning News, The Sacramento Bee.
LSU grad, former Daily Reveille editor.

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RT @EBRDA: Congratulations to former @EBRDA investigator and prosecutor Brandon Fremin who brings a wealth of criminal justice experience…
As #BatonRouge school bus 2554 waited at Broadmoor Middle, a group of boys hung a shirt out of the window that said "long live TJ" & "RIP." More on the 15 yr old who was fatally shot & his grieving family  http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/crime_police/article_584f1944-137b-11e8-a426-aba90d78e523.html 
"That sets the tone, not only for Southern, but for everybody, not to take advantage of the #elderly. It's time for the Council on Aging to step in and do what they need to do because Dorothy Jackson did not act alone." #BatonRouge  http://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/news/article_bd061216-1362-11e8-bc87-cfdb195e8031.html 
RT @PerrynKeys: The pride of Lake Mills, Wis., @ByLukeJohnson, turned out two great stories on the first day of college baseball se… https://t.co/GvvUwQYMAZ
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I had many internships and college newspaper experience, but my first real, full-time, permanent job was covering city hall for The Advocate.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! When I was a child.

How is social media changing news?

It's making it better -- we're faster to the punch, and people can now read stories about what interests them from all over the world.