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Chris Slater

Covers:  television, professional wrestling, college, movies, music, student government, basketball, sports

Copy Editor at the Charleston Gazette-Mail. I mostly tweet about The Simpsons and professional wrestling.

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I recently started as a reporter covering local government at the Page News and Courier, located in Luray, VA. It is an adjustment moving four hours away from my home but I am up for the challenge.

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@chris_slater — 853 followers, 57,243 tweets

Nov 24, 2017

The animated Grinch movie is airing on @nbc right now. It’s not even December yet. At least it’s after #Thanksgiving ... barely...

Nov 24, 2017

I’ve heard “Far Behind” by @candlebox twice today. Did I somehow get transported back to 1995?

Nov 24, 2017

RT @Simpsons_tweets: “Hmm. How can anyone make a word out of these lousy letters?"

Nov 24, 2017

This day in history, 1983: the first ever Starrcade event, headlined by @RicFlairNatrBoy versus @8XNWAChampion Harley Race for the @nwa world’s heavyweight championship.

Nov 23, 2017

Nov. 23, 2017: used the turkey emoji 🦃 in a text message for the first time.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelancing for my local newspaper. Their HS football beat writer was battling cancer & I filled in for him for a season.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have never used a typewriter for a legitimate purpose. I found one at my grandpa's house when I was 10 & played around with it.

How is social media changing news?

It's including everybody. I'm from a small town and I've interacted with NY Times reporters and CNN anchors.