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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 — 1,453 followers, 5,300 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

As I'm working on this sexual assault assignment, the #MeToo movement, here's something I came across to consider,... https://t.co/e2TDVqnH6f

Nov 19, 2017

RT @csgazette: Former #Colorado governor says having @amazon in Denver would negatively impact quality of life…

Nov 19, 2017

RT @csgazette: Fountain's Lois Landgraf calls for investigation alleging cover-up in Lebsock sexual harassment scandal…

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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.