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James Pero

New York City
Freelance Writer — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, Back Stage
Covers:  Policy, entertainment, technology, finance, music, arts, local.
Doesn't Cover: PR

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NYPA recognized beat reporter, digital journalist, and freelancer for Backstage Magazine online.

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@jamestpero — 78 followers, 217 tweets

“They’re just going to get the gun anyway” is TRULY a new and inspiring American mantra from one of this country’s top lawmakers  https://twitter.com/cbsnews/status/964213344671543296 
“Haha, but Wolf, guns are cool and this was obviously not a problem having anything to do with how easy they are to buy at all haha. Tragedy, though. Very tragic.”  https://twitter.com/thedailybeast/status/964292005210853378 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelancing for Backstage. Also, learning how to make coffee.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No, but thought I had yellow fever once.

How is social media changing news?

What is news anymore, anyway?


New York Press Association

2016 - In-Depth Reporting
Honorable mention in the New York Press Association Division III for In-Depth Reporting.