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Brian Kluepfel

Ossining, NY
Journalist — Lonely Planet

travel writer, author, editor.

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I'm an international journalist with extensive experience in South America for Lonely Planet and Fodor's travel guides, as well as regional US publications like the San Jose Mercury News, the Oakland Tribune, and Westchester Magazine.
My travel writing has also appeared in Nevada Magazine, Wild ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Sports desk stringer, Reporter Dispatch. Regional paper taking phone-in results from high school coaches.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

IBM Correcting Selectric II. A freaking warhorse.

How is social media changing news?

Introducing both more range and opportunity, but also more doubt.