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Jason DeRusha

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WCCO-TV Morning News Anchor, @DeRushaEats, @MNMOMag food critic, suburban dad who loves the cities. I'm right except when I'm wrong.

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Biography

Emmy Award-winning Morning and Noon News Anchor at WCCO-TV.

Emmy award-winning Food and Wine Reporter @DeRushaEats.

Contributing Editor/Columnist at Minnesota/St. Paul Magazine.

Fill-in talk host at WCCO-AM.

Dad. Husband. Suburbanite who loves the cities.

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@DeRushaJ — 52,314 followers, 79,447 tweets

Nov 17, 2017

This is the appropriate headwear for Turkey Bingo. https://t.co/yWgLarUgS0

Nov 17, 2017

@WCCOShaffer @Ariens Made the lawn mower/snow thrower switch today. Big day

Nov 17, 2017

In light of the allegations against Sen. Al Franken, Tony Cornish and Dan Schoen - I found this from (6 LONG days ago) @johnlesch to be quite thought provoking. https://t.co/5kRKo5G9E4

Nov 17, 2017

@breeds50 Buses come in early December but you can walk the whole thing now

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was an overnight assignment editor at WISN-TV in Milwaukee while I was in college, anchoring 26 second news updates on the hour!

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have! I used to be a secretary for a dentist.

How is social media changing news?

It allows deeper connections to people closer to the stories we cover. It gives reporters instant feedback on their work: good and bad.