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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.

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

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.