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Greg Ackerman

Austin, TX
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  music, entertainment, travel, sports, food, marketing

Digital Media Strategist #music journalist, food, #travel #charity @AustinDental @kidsbookfest @chalkboardpoets @George4Texas I like tacos.

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Freelance entertainment journalist. Live music specialist. Work has appeared in Microsoft Live Music Blog, NME, TimeOut Austin, Virgin-Atlantic Airways Blog, Editor & Publisher, Visit Austin Texas and CultureMap Austin.

Currently find Greg publishing at and 365 Things to Do in Austin...

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Sep 26, 2017

RT @GeorgeHarrison: The #GeorgeHarrisonFund for @Unicef will donate $1 each for the first 15,000 people who RETWEET this post. Details:…

Sep 26, 2017

ICYMI - WIN tickets to Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in #NOLA next month from my friends at DoStuff Media 🤘... 

Sep 26, 2017

RT @brianklaas: Thank you, John McCain. Call and thank Senators who did the right thing, for policy or process. Don't just call whe…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I covered high school sports for the Tustin News.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

Social media speeds up the news cycle, placing a premium on being first with news at the peril of sound reporting practices.