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Carlie Kollath

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

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

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

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.