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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 — 2,903 followers, 17,055 tweets

@godsavethepoint Would love your feedback (angry or not). I’m hoping to do more investigation pieces in the future.
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RT @Captsully: Nine years ago today, a routine flight turned into a life-changing moment for 155 people. While I reflect today on…
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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