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Jerriann Sullivan

Verified
FL-CA-GA-WA
Freelance Content Creator — Freelance
Covers:  Travel and lifestyle topics. Crime and breaking news. Tech initiatives in cities outside of Silicon Valley.

Creative Consultant focusing on writing, editing, photography, and design. Published: NBC News, Chicago Tribune, LA Times, etc.

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Biography

I’m an award-winning writer, editor, and photographer who loves to travel. I currently cover travel for Being Abroad and am available for freelance projects.

CNN, NBC News, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune, and various other news outlets have published my work.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Unpaid intern for an NBC affiliate. I worked from 1 a.m. to 7 a.m.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I own a vintage pistachio-colored one.

How is social media changing news?

It is making it easier to report news in real time, but harder to find legitimate information.

Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism

2015 - Political journalism, mobile journalism
Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism for team coverage of local elections on mobile platforms. Hearst Television garnered its Cronkite award for its “impressive, multi-pronged, multi-platform approach” to covering local political issues. Calling their programming a “public service,” the jury praised Hearst for its efforts to push content to its online and mobile applications. The judges were impressed with Hearst’s continued “top-down commitment” to political coverage by all its stations.

Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism

2014 - Political journalism, mobile journalism
Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism for team coverage of local elections on mobile platforms. Hearst Television garnered its Cronkite award for its “impressive, multi-pronged, multi-platform approach” to covering local political issues. Calling their programming a “public service,” the jury praised Hearst for its efforts to push content to its online and mobile applications. The judges were impressed with Hearst’s continued “top-down commitment” to political coverage by all its stations.