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Gary Estwick

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Sports Reporter, AL.com — Birmingham News
Covers:  Sports & features... If it's a great story, I want to tell it...

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@garyestwick — 2,318 followers, 4,491 tweets

Jul 26, 2017

RT @JohnArchibald: When I asked Gov. Ivey why she only attended 1 meeting of state school board she leads, she said: There are only so many hours in a day.

Jul 26, 2017

RT @STCFieldBuilder: Ground has officially been broken on Mountain Brook High School's new synthetic turf baseball field! #SportsTurf https://t.co/STyOq8aJZL

Jul 26, 2017

RT @realDonaldTrump: Thank you to the LGBT community! I will fight for you while Hillary brings in more people that will threaten your freedoms and beliefs.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

First job was covering high school sports and writing enterprise at the Austin American-Statesman in Texas (2000). Wow, I'm showing my age!

How is social media changing news?

Community journalism has become increasingly a part of society; confirming news has become second fiddle to getting it out there first.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Someone who doesn't accept no - well, at least not the first time. Someone who puts his/her ego aside to be a sometimes-unpopular messenger.