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Bobby Cherry

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Pittsburgh
Editor, Sewickley Herald — Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Covers:  pittsburgh, public education, public transportation, quaker valley school district, sewickley, technology, education, local government, social media, small business, police

Local news editor at @TribLIVE. rcherry@tribweb.com

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Biography

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I am an editor with the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review and its community newspapers.

With a traditional news sense in mind, I've recognized the importance of new media, focusing on bringing news and other information to readers through a ...

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@bc_Trib — 2,225 followers, 7,513 tweets

Jun 21, 2017

RT @StephOnRecord: Yesterday was full of hard hats and boots, as @KristinaS_Trib and I toured the new TJHS! We've got a good story com…

Jun 21, 2017

Bridgeville PD have ID'd man who robbed, threatened to shoot clerk at Rite Aid this morning  http://bit.ly/2sW8Aq8  https://t.co/RwZtR2rKoN

Jun 21, 2017

Bridgeville Police seek information on man who robbed Rite Aid this morning  http://bit.ly/2sW8Aq8  https://t.co/A9xEwSVD8R

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a reporter for my elementary school newspaper. One of my first interviews was Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Gary Anderson.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

A what? Oh, I was very young when my parents showed me what a typewriter was. A friend collects typewriters. I'll take an iPad.

How is social media changing news?

News isn't changing (well, sometimes it is dumbed down). How we consume news has changed since the beginning of time.

Golden Quill Award, The Press Club of Western Pennsylvania

2013 - online community engagement — news
The award was given to the Sewickley Herald for best use of engaging the community among daily and non-daily newspapers in Western Pennsylvania.

Excellence in Journalism, Pennsylvania Women's Press Association

2013 - general news
The second-place award was presented for coverage of "Man dies while trimming trees in Edgeworth," which included tweets, photos and online updates.