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...

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.