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

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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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@aegallo — 3,064 followers, 12,233 tweets

Jul 21, 2017

RT @rebekahallen: The board has voted, and the termination stands. Brandon Dumas is still fired from Southern Univ.

Jul 21, 2017

RT @rebekahallen: Tony Clayton, SU Board member, made motion to grant appeal, but revisit in 60 days. It's been seconded.

Jul 21, 2017

RT @rebekahallen: Southern Univ Vice Chan Brandon Dumas, exiting his closed door termination hearing, said he does not plan to give a statement to the media.

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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.