Reporter/Columnist at @metrophilly Bylines: @phillyweekly Former staff: @thephillyvoice, @theintellnews, @starnewsphilly email:

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Reporter with 12 years covering Philadelphia and the surrounding area. Nominated for Best Breaking News Reporter of 2016 by the Pen and Pencil Club.

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@HaydenMitman — 962 followers, 5,254 tweets

Jul 20, 2017

RT @jeff_deeney: There's another OD spike in Kensington. 14 in the past 12 hours. Unstamped bags & "Kill Bill." Pass it along. cc: @cmoraff

Jul 20, 2017

SEPTA has released this video in connection with Wednesday's police involved shooting of Jose Lebron, a suspect in an attempted murder

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporting on city council meetings, township events and crime in Allentown, PA, where I grew up.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. Had a class on it in middle school, in fact.

How is social media changing news?

Everything is instant, but, opinion is bleeding into nearly every story, coloring much of the coverage available online.