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April E. Clark

Columnist and Reporter, Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Covers:  music, humor, food and wine, food & dining, arts & entertainment, art, family, features, human interest, pop culture, comedy

I was an extra in Hoosiers.

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April E. Clark always uses her middle initial to stand out in the sea of April Clarks in the world. She has worked in the newspaper, renewable energy and pharmaceutical sectors, and is a trained journalist, weekly newspaper columnist, and stand-up comic skilled in social networking, feature and h...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Sports, features, and general assignment reporter.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. Definitely.

How is social media changing news?

Breaking news breaks on social media before professional media outlets have the chance to confirm facts, ensure accuracy, and edit copy.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

1999 - Layout and Design
Winner, 1999 Best Layout/Design Media Award, Society of Professional Journalists, for original design in DINE Magazine.

Colorado Mountain News Media editorial contest

2005 - Feature Writing
Winner, second place, 2005 Colorado Mountain News Media editorial contest (feature story).