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David Montero

As seen in: Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, SFGate, PBS, Sydney Morning Herald, Miami Herald, The Sacramento Bee, The Mercury News and 89 more
Covers:  immigration, crime, general assignment, politics, disasters, profiles, legislature, guns
Doesn't Cover: electronics, water policy

Los Angeles Times reporter, based in Las Vegas & covering the West. Baseball fanatic. Movie junkie. Beer snob. Not necessarily in that order.

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I've been a reporter since 1994 and have worked in Orange County, Los Angeles, Ontario, Ventura, Denver, El Paso and Salt Lake City over the past 18 years.
Some of the biggest stories I've covered include the O.J. Simpson car chase, the crash of Alaska Airlines Flight 261, the refugee crisis in K...

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@DaveMontero — 2,268 followers, 10,418 tweets

Jul 25, 2017

RT @alivitali: Trump brings up Mt Rushmore, says he'd ask if he'll be on it someday, then says if he did that the "fake news media" will say he did it.

Jul 25, 2017

RT @KevinNews3LV: Still an active radar, but precip clinging to the mtns. Showers remain in forecast, not expecting anything as heavy…

Jul 25, 2017

In July, Sen. Heller's tweet w/ most replies had been about meeting with Mnuchin: 472. Until today. His ACA vote statement: 4,900+ so far https://t.co/bbTwx0yxIn

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing movie reviews for the college paper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

It's broadening the coverage of topics and it's allowing more direct interaction with sources previously more difficult to cultivate.