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Jessica Machetta

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Covers:  courts, weather, crime, politics, health, everything
Doesn't Cover: hyperlocal

Reporter, anchor, writer, multi-media. Based in St. Louis, covering city, state, nation, world. RTs are not endorsements.

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@jmachetta — 1,437 followers, 5,076 tweets

Jun 19, 2017

Last week, Rep. Mike Moon butchered a chicken on FB live to make a point about abortion. This week, the chicken...  http://fb.me/bNJ8KoK4I 

Jun 18, 2017

RT @realDonaldTrump: Back from Miami where my Cuban/American friends are very happy with what I signed today. Another campaign promise that I did not forget!

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a Capitol Press Corps reporter for KLIK and KFRU in Jefferson City and Columbia, Mo.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. In high school. And I had an old Royal at home in my room to write poetry.

How is social media changing news?

The fine line between being first and being right gets even trickier, and you can blow your credibility as a journalist in a nanosecond.