#Seattle city, culture, transpo reporter for @seattlepi. Formerly @bozchron, @goskagit. Snowboarder, photog, commenter on politics. RT ≠ endorsement.

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I cover Seattle culture, business and transportation for SeattlePI.com. We are an online news organization (formerly a print paper, until 2009) covering the greater Seattle area.

Before I tromped into the world of journalism, I was a steel carpenter and drywall contractor, and, before that, an el...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Distribution manager at my college paper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I learned to type on an old Royal. It was puke green.

How is social media changing news?

Social media allows us to break news quickly, but can often undercut the editing process. We need to be embrace it carefully going forward.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2014 - Social Issues Reporting
Second place among medium-sized dailies for an enterprise story on migrant farm workers striking and unionizing in the Skagit Valley.

Washington Community College Journalism Award

2012 - News - Continued Coverage
Second place award for continued coverage of a story on a burglary of the music building at Shoreline Community College.