Sam Goldman on Muck Rack

Sam Goldman

Woodside, NY
Covers:  education, politics, crime, urban planning, new york city, real estate, civic issues, arts and culture, breaking news

Former journo. Not Goldman Sachs so stop it already. I don’t really Tweet much but I’ll occasionally ❤️ some things. [most other social media accts]/GoldmanS

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Biography

Former reporter for the Times Newsweekly (a.k.a. Ridgewood Times), a 103-year-old community weekly based in Queens that covers portions of Queens and Brooklyn. Throughout my career I've covered a wide variety of topics ranging from real estate to urban planning to crime to politics to the arts an...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Proofreading for a Long Island weekly. I only spent a short time there but it was a great experience.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Not yet. I'd like to, if only for the novelty of it, but I think I just haven't found the right model to fall in love with yet.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

It means learning what's important, then relaying that news in a way that makes people understand why it's important.