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Dave Alsup

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Atlanta, GA
National Desk Supervising Editor — CNN
As seen in: CNN, WPLG-TV (Pembroke Park, FL), WFSB-TV (Hartford, CT), Las Vegas Review-Journal, WGCL-TV (Atlanta, GA) , KPHO-TV (Phoenix, AZ), NewsOK.com, WCVB-TV (Boston, MA) and 58 more
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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Biography

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?

Si

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.