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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 @guardian, @weatherchannel, 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...

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