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 — 1,019 followers, 5,217 tweets

Jul 22, 2017

Stats for the week have arrived. 2 new followers and 3 unfollowers via  http://www.crowdfireapp.com/?r=tw .

Jul 19, 2017

RT @mattcanham: Rod Decker let other reporters in on his interview with EPA Admin Scott Pruitt after access was limited. A total class act. @KUTV2News

Jul 15, 2017

RT @scottleadingham: JOB: Apply for my (now former) gig at @spj_tweets. Journalism education. Magazine editing. Cool people. Dig it.  https://www.spj.org/employmentops.asp#1 

Jul 15, 2017

Followers - 2, Unfollowers - 4. I didn't know it'd be this simple. Get your weekly stats via  http://www.crowdfireapp.com/?r=tw .

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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.