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Elise Stolte

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Edmonton
Urban Affairs Reporter — Edmonton Journal
Covers:  environment, public transportation, bicycle culture, urban affairs, urban planning, first nations, city government, education

Edmonton Journal/Sun reporter covering City Hall and communities in #yeg. Yes, I do job shadowing. My newsletter: tinyurl.com/l5hjryg

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Biography

Urban affairs reporter for the Edmonton Journal in Alberta, Canada. Occasionally tries to bike in the snow.

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@estolte — 7,616 followers, 22,459 tweets

RT @GordLacey: @TimKulak @estolte As a dog owner near Mill Creek, I can say we definitely have an off-leash problem. There is zero…
RT @SmileandConquer: @estolte I get both sides as a dog owner and cyclist on that path. Dog owners should keep off leash dogs off the pa…
@tracey_anderson I’m guessing they might say something, but their leader was pretty clear this group of officers is focused on dogs. I’m now curious how many 311 complaints there are about cyclists and if there are other specials patrols there. #yegcc
I also asked about tickets for cyclists, but this group of officers is focused on animals. If cyclists are causing problems, I’d file a specific complaint to 311. #yegcc #yegrivervalley #yegbike https://t.co/NDtu3Mgd84
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Summer staff (reporter, sometimes editor, flyer collater and sales clerk) at the Shaunavon Standard in small-town Saskatchewan.

How is social media changing news?

Social media allows me to have an ongoing discussion with people who live knee-deep in the many issues I cover everyday.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

A quick email is great, or mention something when we met at an event and we can follow up later.

Awards

Education News Writer of Alberta

2010 - Education
The Alberta Teachers’ Association recognizes excellence in educational journalism and photography by presenting annual awards, known as the Education News Writers and Photographers of Alberta Awards. I won in the daily news category for my work covering the challenges facing First Nations schools and their students.