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Jodie Valade

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Charlotte
Freelance Writer — Freelance
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Freelance. Alum of The Plain Dealer, Dallas Morning News, KC Star. Northwestern grad. I was the only girl in my sorority who subscribed to Sports Illustrated.

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Biography

Based in Charlotte, have had bylines in the New York Times, USA Today, Charlotte magazine, VICE Sports, Bleacher Report, NBC SportsWorld, American Sports Network, Charlotte Observer and others. Part-time editing work with nascar.com, and CMS experience publishing online. Experienced writer and ed...

What was your first job as a journalist?

High schools sports writer at the Kansas City Star.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! As a kid my brother and I had competing neighborhood newspapers we typed on our typewriters.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To always be curious and questioning, to be attentive to detail and wonder why something is the way it is.