Staff writer for The Daily Record in Wooster, a GateHouse Media paper. Sunday School teacher. Magician. Views my own. Warning: My posts are all over the board.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Working as a copykid one day a week at The News Journal in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

Immediacy, and, as Jay Rosen might argue, more democratic. The wall between the pro and the amateur has been reduced, if not eliminated.