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Joe Cortez

Columbus, OH
Freelance Travel Writer — Freelance
Covers:  travel, airlines, commercial aviation, destinations, credit, personal finance

I used to be on TV. Now I write about #travel & personal #finance. @AboutTravel & @FlyerTalk. Opinions solely mine.

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@JoeCortez — 2,902 followers, 17,121 tweets

@AirlineFlyer Yep, I’ve though about doing this. But I think I’m aged out.
RT @mattmfm: One day after a dog died in an overhead bin and Republicans demand regulation that'll prevent it from happening aga…
I got into gaming at @ToysRUs. I even ran my first DCI tournament there. Now it’s closing. Today is a sad day.
@JetSetCD Add this to the list of things I wouldn’t pay for in Vegas.
RT @tombrokaw: Pres Trump at a Penn rally calls my colleague and friend Chuck Todd a “sleeping SON OF A BITCH.” Really classy. Exp…
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Assignment Editor - KCOY/KKFX Television in Santa Maria, CA.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I love typewriters! I occasionally write my personal notes on typewriters, because they are much more intimate than electronic type.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is allowing citizens to be part of the journalism discussion. For the first time, the people get to say what is truly important