@triblive editor/reporter. Journalism boomeranger. Ex-Detroit Free Presser. Husband. Dad. MSU grad. Rustbelt enthusiast. Raised in Pgh. Peabody HS.

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Biography

Spent the bulk of my reporting career at the Detroit Free Press.

I left journalism for five years and returned in June 2015.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

GA reporter

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes

How is social media changing news?

How isn't it?