@OrlandoSentinel breaking news reporter. Multimedia storyteller. Writer and host of the Sentinel's Central Florida True Crime: thesent.nl/truecrime.

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After graduating from KU's William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications in May of 2014, Caitlin Doornbos joined the Lawrence Journal-World as a full time reporter covering the crime and courts beat. In her time in this position, Caitlin has covered a plethora of public safety ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first gig was in radio as the news director at my college radio station. I learned the importance of multimedia and setting a scene there.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email is preferred, so I can get to it at my leisure. Though if someone were enthusiastic enough to pick up a phone, I'd be more receptive.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter. Hands down. Twitter gives journalists a live-reporting outlet that print journalists previously didn't have access to.