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Jodie Valade

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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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, and CMS experience publishing online. Experienced writer and ed...

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@JodieValade — 1,361 followers, 4,370 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

I got “Bless your heart”ed by a reader today. I guess that means I’ve officially arrived as a journalist in the South!

Nov 22, 2017

RT @jasongay: Four year old: "You know what tomorrow is?" Two year old: "What?" Four year old: "EATING DAY!"

Nov 22, 2017

RT @DougLesmerises: When you’re trying to do hardcore reporting like @Fahrenthold but you remember all you’re calculating is imaginary…

Nov 22, 2017

RT @CharlotteMag: @SOCO_Gallery @CovenantPresby In 2017, @DaleJr takes a final lap, prepares to be a dad, and reminds us why he’s an…

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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.