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Michael Oberg

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As seen in: Payson Chronicle
Covers:  Movies, music, theater, celebrities, concerts, Hollywood Awards Season
Doesn't Cover: Sports

Idolized Cher since 1985! Muppet fan 2! I ❤ film writing reviews. See my Tumblr page. Life is short -- love one another!

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Biography

I literally have been writing since 2nd grade. My story was chosen for a book called "Literary Youth" in 1987. Throughout school I attempted to outdo myself at every writing project that came my way. I've never hunted before but in 1989 won the Big Buck Contest by writing a story about deer hunti...

What was your first job as a journalist?

In 1996 I was in Junior High School & my writing teacher got me a gig writing weekly movie reviews for our local paper, The Payson Chronicle.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes

How is social media changing news?

Newspapers, magazines, even television news are all becoming social media.

Awards

Seattle Slog Columnist of the Year

2008 - Movie/Music/Arts Criticism
A plaque with my name and description of my award along with highlight clippings in the December 2008 issue of the Seattle Slog.