Free-lance writer for New York Times, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Highways and others. Former bureau chief in Washington, Austin and Moscow.

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DAVID MONTGOMERY
A half-century of reporting, including bureau assignments in Washington, Moscow and Austin and virtually ever conceivable story including wars, natural disasters, crime, terrorism and state and local politics.

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Born: Aug. 30, 1944, in Boise, Idaho.
Grew up in Abilene, ...

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Nov 19, 2017

Steve Mostyn remembered as one of Texas' "giants for justice" after his death last week at the age of 46. The Demo…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/932228018814242816 

Nov 16, 2017

Rep. Charlie Geren of Fort Worth, one of outgoing House Speaker Joe Straus' top lieutenants, is facing a Republican primary rematch from Fort Worth businessman Bo French, who ran against the House Administration chairman in 2016. French announced his candidacy Thursday.

Nov 10, 2017

Existence of a graphic video of the church shootings raise questions over whether it should ever be made public.  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/09/us/texas-shooting-video-devin-kelley.html 

Oct 07, 2017

Covered lst big music festival since Las Vegas. Saw a little anxiety but mostly defiance - and lots of music.  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/06/us/in-texas-a-defiant-mood-at-an-outdoor-music-festival.html 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter, Odessa American

Have you ever used a typewriter?

What a strange question. I can't imagine reporters who haven't used a typewriter.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

By email overnight