Jessica Shumaker on Muck Rack

Jessica Shumaker

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Kansas City, MO
Reporter, Missouri Lawyers Weekly
As seen in: Washington Times
Covers:  cities, municipal government, county government, courts, law
Doesn't Cover: news, national

Reporter. KS native. Tweets typically are about news, journalism and other miscellany. You can find work tweets here: @shumakermlm.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Working as an education reporter in a large retirement community newspaper in Florida.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but not professionally or in an office setting. I'm a Millennial.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

#partylikeajournalist is my favorite.