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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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@g_ack — 9,465 followers, 43,276 tweets

Nov 18, 2017

RT @JPMajor: The #Leonids meteors that will be visible tonight/tomorrow morning are caused by bits of debris in the path of come…

Nov 17, 2017

@patrickisenberg @HighBrewCoffee @deertickmusic @mohawkaustin Now THAT’S a fan. You’re seeing them at my favorite outdoor ATX venue Patrick. 💯%

Nov 17, 2017

In honor of rad women making crazy good music in Austin... LISTEN TO THESE BADASS BANDS: @MovingPanoramas @KayOdyssey_ Semihelix: Annabelle Chairlegs: @agiantdog @MegafaunaATX @umemusic 🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸🎸 #atxmusic #fb

Nov 17, 2017

Hyped to see Deer Tick Sat. at Mohawk Austin. Read about their latest releases & grab tix while they're still... 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I covered high school sports for the Tustin News.

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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.