Jeff Flinn on Muck Rack

Jeff Flinn

San Antonio, TX
Managing Editor — San Antonio Northeast Herald
Covers:  City government and budgets, education, politics, military, sports -- news, features, environmentals.
Doesn't Cover: Medical, viewpoints.

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Editor/reporter for the Northeast Herald, a 45,000-circulation weekly published by the San Antonio Express-News (2000-present).
Involved in journalism since 1984, except for an 18-month stint in market research.
Award-winning columnist and investigative reporter while at the Carlsbad Current-Argu...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was hired on Feb. 7, 1984, as news editor for the Carlsbad (N.M.) Current-Argus.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I learned to key/type in high school on a typewriter, and used an electric typewriter for three years of college at Ohio University.

How is social media changing news?

Social media has intensified the immediacy of news, but it has also led to less professional and less accurate coverage.