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James Pero

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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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Biography

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

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?

Awards

New York Press Association

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