Central Texas journalist. Editor @impactnews_geo @impactnews. WA native.

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I am a journalist and media professional at Community Impact Newspaper, a chain of monthly newspapers with editions in Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston.

Before I arrived in Texas in 2016, I worked for newspapers in my native Pacific Northwest for close to five years, including time as a crim...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I wrote an advice column at my junior college paper, only I did it from the perspective of an Orca whale (the school's mascot).

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I treasure my late grandmother's Oliveri Lettera 22, although it works only occasionally these days.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Spider Jerusalem, from Warren Ellis and Darick Robertson's "Transmetropolitan."