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André Gallant

Athens, Ga.
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  immigration, music business, agriculture, food, refugees, culture, music, art

Writer & photographer covering migrants, food systems, rural life, good characters. Editor: @cropstories. Forthcoming book: 'The High Low Tide' (UGA2018).

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A native of Prince Edward Island, Canada, André is deeply embedded in a foreign land: the South. The food is fried, the weather is hot, but he still gets up in the morning and tells stories one sentence at time – just like everybody else.

I'm currently employed by Morris Communications at the Ath...

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@andregallant — 1,802 followers, 7,455 tweets

May 25, 2017

RT @jhqthomas: ┻┳| ┳┻| ┻┳| ┳┻| ┻┳| ┳┻| ┻┳| ┳┻| ┻┳| ┳┻| _ ┻┳| •.•) Don't hit journalists. ┳┻|⊂ノ ┻┳|

May 24, 2017

#Repost @cropstories ・・・ Our crowdfund is over, and we're heading deep into production on our sweet potato issue. …

May 23, 2017

@BoyceUpholt This is way more subtle, like an smoky, earthy wisp sipped from a maple tap. Your loss.

May 23, 2017

@BoyceUpholt Everyone stares into the chix liver ice cream void and tastes a different cereal, man!

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelancing for a alternative weekly.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

I've definitely caught stories off social media, but at small papers, change is slower.