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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.

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.