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Chris Slater

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

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Biography

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.

Check out my blog - chrisslater.blogspot.com - where I talk about a hodgepodge of issues from the i...

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@chris_slater — 859 followers, 57,858 tweets

RT @RollingStone: See Cam’s ferocious cover of the Cranberries’ "Zombie" in honor of Dolores O’Riordan  http://rol.st/2Bm3eEO  https://t.co/Ef1yQsRsEH
RT @Paul_Goodloe: Because of the weight of the flooding around Houston due to #Harvey, the land sunk 2cm or just over 3/4 of an inch. #OSSTahoe
RT @WWE__History: January 22nd 1995. 23 years ago today @ShawnMichaels became the first man to win the royal rumble when entering at… https://t.co/nPXCOdfy3d
RT @gilbertjasono: BLACKBURG, Wy. — Bill, 53, wishes Donald Trump would tweet less, but overall loves that "he ain't scared to tell it how…
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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.