Reporter/multimedia journalist for the @Yakima_Herald. Serious amateur photographer. @spjwod FOI chair. SPJ Lifer. Trekker/Whovian. RT/follow ≠ endorsement.

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Biography

Donald W. Meyers has been at a reporter at The Yakima Herald-Republic since January 2014. Prior to that he was a reporter at The Salt Lake Tribune, editorial page editor of the Daily Herald in Provo, Utah for more than eight years, as well as having been a reporter at daily and weekly newspapers ...

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@donaldwmeyers — 1,025 followers, 5,355 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

RT @FreedomofPress: Surveillance of journalists' electronic communications threatens their sources and chills investigative journalism  https://twitter.com/rcfp/status/910185931302473728 

Sep 18, 2017

RT @MurrayPoliceUT: It's been 4 days since Nick Kapos left his home. If you live nearby please check your yards and homes. Call if you'…

Sep 18, 2017

RT @spj_tweets: The public is entitled to information from their govt. Without accountability, the public stands to lose the most.…

Sep 18, 2017

The prosecutor will have to decide if they want to try them again.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first full-time job as a journalist was as a reporter with The Register in Shrewsbury, N.J. I covered four communities in Monmouth County.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I started using a typewriter in fifth grade due to my poor penmanship. I took one typing class in eighth grade.

How is social media changing news?

On the one hand, it gives us a way to get news out faster. It also makes it easier to interact with the public.