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Carlie Kollath

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New Orleans, Louisiana
Morning Reporter — New Orleans Times-Picayune
Covers:  retail, main street, downtown development, tourism, restaurants, agriculture, general news, business, new orleans, local business, louisiana, media, local food, financial statements, festivals, small business

Morning reporter at @nolanews | The Times-Picayune. Covers breaking news. @newinNOLA founder. From Gulfport, Miss. @olemissrebels grad.

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Biography

Carlie Kollath Wells is a reporter for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune in New Orleans. She covers breaking news in the mornings.

She also runs @NewinNOLA on Instagram and NewinNOLA.com, a community for new residents in New Orleans.

She previously was a business reporter at the Northeast Mississipp...

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@carlie_kollath — 3,920 followers, 36,838 tweets

RT @AudubonNature: Sea we'd be lion if we said we hadn't missed our guests these last two days. #AudubonZoo, #AudubonAquarium, and… https://t.co/8KuvCDWNgg
Every time there’s a boil-water advisory in New Orleans, I think about the patients in hospitals. About 2 years ago, I was in labor and couldn’t use the water:  http://bit.ly/2fBokXx  https://t.co/VUoRqCTcwp
Highs in the 60s expected in New Orleans this weekend. Full forecast:  http://bit.ly/2DqtVgL  https://t.co/qN17TLVY4b
RT @shelby_latino: After we get above freezing this morning, we'll stay that way through the weekend! As warmer air moves in, sea fog… https://t.co/HeQnkZ6nQQ
RT @NWSNewOrleans: Warming up starting today and continuing through the weekend. https://t.co/DCjrqqvyqd
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What was your first job as a journalist?

1st journo involvement - writing/shooting for ninth grade yearbook. 1st paying journo job - writing for The Daily Mississippian at Ole Miss.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Lois Lane. Very spunky. She makes my inner comics fan happy. But why so long to figure out the Superman/Clark Kent deal?!

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Laptop. Smartphone w/ camera. Notepad. Pens. Data card. Sunscreen. Bug spray. Tweetdeck. NewsEdit. Press pass. Kindness of strangers.