Digital Producer at @AlbanyBizReview. Tweets about Albany area business. @MCLA_EDU and @UniversityLeeds grad. Know something I don't? Aroiter@bizjournals.com

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Biography

I'm the Digital Producer for the Albany Business Review, so I handle Twitter, various online components of the site and write about business and city policy in the area.

I'm trained in basic journalism skills such as researching, interviewing, editing (video, audio and text), and social media. I...

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@AlbBizAndrew — 1,508 followers, 6,328 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

I am currently the only person in the newsroom not named Mike.

Sep 12, 2017

It would be great to see something like this in Albany. Not sure what the image should be. Egg? Skyline?  https://twitter.com/jodyavirgan/status/907572610300608512 

Sep 06, 2017

RT @AlbBizMike: Hey there, followers! I'd like to introduce myself. I'm Mike DeSocio, @AlbanyBizReview's new digital editor & the new face…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Not counting college, I worked as a freelance reporter and intern for the Berkshire Eagle in 2010.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have! But not in any serious fashion, I thought about getting one from Goodwill but I was afraid of descending to hipster nonsense world.

How is social media changing news?

It's making it better. There's a lot of junk on SM but in general it democratizes news.