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Jennifer Sangalang

Melbourne, FL
Entertainment Reporter — Florida Today

Entertainment Reporter for @Florida_Today @USATODAY Network. #UCF grad. #Nerdgirl. Pop culture nut. Digital ninja. See my work: &

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a news assistant, very clerical. Had to answer phones and paginate the weather page. My parents asked me about the forecast. Daily.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

A very long time ago. In the late '90s. The old photo chief required photo assignments be typed, not handwritten. Smart guy.

How is social media changing news?

It's changed how we report the news, how we consume news. An editor once said, "I want it right, not first." Journalists need to chew on that