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Jessica Lahey

Contributing Writer — The Atlantic, The New York Times
Covers:  education, parenting, juvenile justice, child advocacy, addiction, foster care.

Teacher, writer, mom. You can find me in my classroom, #AmWriting with Jess & KJ podcast, @TheAtlantic & @NYTimes. Crazy for @TimLaheyMD.

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Jessica Lahey is an educator, writer, and speaker. She writes about parenting and education for the New York Times, The Atlantic, Vermont Public Radio, Washington Post and at Her New York Times bestselling book, The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Th...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My local paper. The Valley News. I don't think I got paid.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Of course!

How is social media changing news?

It's faster. I work more, on more off hours just to stay on top of what's out there.