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Carson Vaughan

Omaha, NE
Freelance Writer and Editor — Freelance
Covers:  music, general science, domestic violence, nebraska, native american, literature, music events, death penalty, animals, wind energy, energy, nonfiction writing, north carolina, entrepreneurship, weather, film & television, #tech, fiction writing, comedy

Freelance Writer. Words in @newyorker @nytimes @parisreview @theatlantic @vice @USATODAY, @runnersworld, etc. Founder of #DumpstersOfOmaha photo series.

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I’m a freelance journalist currently living in Lincoln, Nebraska. I've published features work in The New York Times, Salon, National Geographic, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, CMJ, Orion, Truthout, Essay Daily, Silicon Prairie News, the Omaha World Herald, the Lincoln Journal Star, the Wilming...

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@carsonvaughan — 861 followers, 1,969 tweets

Sep 25, 2017

@clhubes It's a very striking dumpster, and you should trumpet this work to the world.

Sep 25, 2017

@clhubes Though #dumpstersofomaha cannot formally accept out-of-city submissions, we encourage the practice of dumpster photography in all settings.

Sep 24, 2017

RT @KBAndersen: Advice from failed team owner: punish political protest, hurt team performance, alienate fans, prompt expensive lawsuits which you'll lose.

Sep 24, 2017

RT @DavidCornDC: Trump was a racist birther when you decided to support him. He is the same man. Do not act surprised. You enabled h…

Sep 24, 2017

Finally broke the rules and found roof access at my apartment building. Not bad for Omaha. #cityview #saturday

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance work for a local Lincoln lifestyle magazine called "L Magazine."

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

In some ways it has opened the door to more opportunities, especially for freelance journalists. On the other hand: byebye investigative news