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Andrew Cauthen

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Covers:  local government, education
Doesn't Cover: sports

Award-winning journalist turned communications manager for DeKalb County (Ga.) Government. Retweets and follows are not endorsements.

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Biography

I am an award-winning journalist with more than a decade of writing experience.

For the past five years I have worked at a weekly publication, The Champion Newspaper in Decatur, where I am currently the managing editor. At The Champion, I specialize in covering government and education. Addition...

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@AndrewDeKalb — 1,511 followers, 4,224 tweets

May 19, 2017

#ItsInDeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond & Commissioners are meeting to develop a SPLOST vision. https://t.co/MDE0Wwbd7H

May 17, 2017

#ItsInDeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond says Operation Clean Sweep has removed 200 tons of debris from county roads.

May 17, 2017

#ItsInDeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond talks about plans to clean major sewer lines beginning next week. https://t.co/n6KxUiYlhu

May 17, 2017

DeKalb CEO Michael Thurmond is addressing the need for a penny sales tax for roads and capital improvements. https://t.co/k4YGSUcZbt

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What was your first job as a journalist?

General assignment writer for The Sun News in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, and I currently own a manual typewriter and an electric one that came with its own desk, which I refurbished.

How is social media changing news?

It's connecting journalists with their audiences and potential sources easier.

Georgia Press Association, first place

2015 - education

Georgia Press Association, second and third place

2015 - editorial writing