Cheryl Norrie on Muck Rack

Cheryl Norrie

Wellington, New Zealand
Freelance Journalist — Freelance


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Former New Zealand correspondent for the German Press Agency (dpa) writing news and features on topics of interest to international readers including kiwi conservation, Lord of the Rings themed tourism and post earthquake recovery in Christchurch. I also write a weekly motoring feature for the Do...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter on the small town daily newspaper, The Gore Ensign.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. It was hell.

How is social media changing news?

It has opened the way for citizen journalists to rapidly disseminate stories and video from a news scene to anyone, anywhere.