Jake Williams on Muck Rack

Jake Williams

Washington, D.C.
Associate Publisher — Statescoop
Covers:  Government, technology, emerging tech, smart cities
Doesn't Cover: Anything that doesn't have a government or technology angle

Associate Publisher @State_Scoop. PA native. Former DC. Likes: Coffee, cooking, food, drink. Views: mine. RTs belong to those RTed. jake.williams@statescoop.com

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Jake Williams is currently the Manager of Strategic Initiatives for StateScoop, based in Washington, D.C., where he focuses on IT initiatives and policies coming out of state governments. As a reporter, Williams previously covered the federal government, including the White House, Congress and se...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a stringer for my home county newspaper in Pennsylvania, the Pike County Dispatch.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! I own one and use it when I'm feeling hipster and saucy. I can never understand why the words don't appear on my computer screen, though

How is social media changing news?

I speak about this topic a lot, and the answer changes every week. Tweet me to find out.