HNIC-turned-Sportsnet analyst, Calgary Sun/Herald & Sportsnet.ca columnist, author, KidSport Ambassador, Ticats kicker, Dad, rum/golf lover, Beltliner hostess.

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@EricFrancis — 33,080 followers, 11,085 tweets

Aug 20, 2017

@shea_greg @miketothmedia @HenryBurris The video will all be available on heywyre. No podcast just yet

Aug 20, 2017

RT @FreddyAmazin: A woman adopted 2 lion cubs but had to give them up to the local zoo Here's what happened visiting them 7yrs later https://t.co/EFTipC6fkn

Aug 20, 2017

RT @BarstoolHubbs: Maybe the greatest catch ever made in the LLWS just now https://t.co/2zZQQIrbTH

Aug 19, 2017

Upon arrival at the search party we were just told the body of the 43yr-old man missing in Sylvan Lake has been found https://t.co/uYUhlQV1Oq

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance contributor to Spectrum, an alternative weekly in Little Rock, Ark. They later hired me as a reporter.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Hell, yes. Learned on an IBM Selectric in high school. I've got a nonfunctional Underwood manual sitting in my house.

How is social media changing news?

It's pulling people away from traditional outlets, but also vastly expanding the audiences available to journalists.