Dave Alsup on Muck Rack

Dave Alsup

Atlanta, GA
National Desk Supervising Editor — CNN
Covers:  awesome, everything, that's
Doesn't Cover: that, cover, there's, we, don't, nothing

National Desk Supervising Editor. Social media free-rider; taking more than I give here.

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Raised in the William Faulkner's South. Educated by warm light of television news. Migrated West, Northwest and eventually South again, enjoying the great nomadic life of a journalist.

What was your first job as a journalist?

As a freelance camera grip for during the Astros-Mets National League Championship Series.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

It's made it Johnny Easy. It's easy to track, document story subjects. Easy to track trends. It's bent the paradigm of news-gathering.