Performing arts critic for the Tampa Bay Times.

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I cover performing arts for the Tampa Bay Times, the largest newspaper in the Southeastern United States. Primarily those fields are theater, opera and the Florida Orchestra, but sometimes the work extends to dance and comedy. Before that I covered other things, including the lives of interesting...

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Jun 21, 2017

@leslieodomjr on @Lin_Manuel "The guys he was making the show with are the people he would be hanging with if he wasn't making shows." https://t.co/5mFRnXCNnS

Jun 21, 2017

It sounds like the perfect set up for some crusty truth teller in a movie. "Always say yes"? @studio620 http://  http://tinyurl.com/Y8rnhh7s  Yes.

Jun 20, 2017

@mWilstory @RedSox @Royals @jonahkeri On 7/29/67 I saw the Sox split a dbl hdr @ Fenway w the Twins. Yaz turned dbl play from L field, threw a perfect strike to home plate.

Jun 18, 2017

RT @danabrams: Watching @megynkelly interview with Alex Jones, I'm even more convinced that her piece wasn't just ok to do, but important journalism.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

First job with master's degree on staff at newspaper was my current one, in 2005, as editorial assistant at a bureau.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

For decades.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

It means you are always working on your craft, diverging into what has worked for others while also deepening the groove into the self.