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Frank DiCesare

Lake Charles, LA.
Freelance Writer and Photographer — Freelance
Covers:  politics local, politics national, oil and gas industry, travel, energy and environment, politics international

Pro Journalist, photographer, videographer. Published in @usnews, @NatGeoTravel, @BostonGlobe @dallasnews & other pubs.

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I am the industries reporter and photographer for the American Press in Lake Charles, La. I cover Southwest Louisiana's oil refineries (Citgo, Phillips 66) and its many petrochemical companies (Sasol, Axiall, Sempra, etc.) I also write and shoot feature stories for the paper's Sunday Life section...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Staff writer at The Scituate Mariner, a weekly newspaper in Scituate, Mass.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. In fact, I own an antique Royal typewriter from 1923.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is changing how news is reported, who reads the news and how news is disseminated.

New England Press Association award

1999 - History Reporting

Louisiana Press Association award

2013 - Best Photo Package