Senior writer, Congressional Quarterly/Roll Call. Leads Military Reporters & Editors, National Press Club Press Freedom team.

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Donnelly is a veteran defense reporter for Congressional Quarterly and Roll Call with a strong track record of fair, accurate and groundbreaking coverage of national security. His scoops have netted numerous awards for investigative and exclusive reporting on Pentagon acquisition malpractice, wit...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Food & Drink Daily--a now defunct newsletter covering the affect of legislation and regulations on the food and beverage industries.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Uh, yes.

How is social media changing news?

It speeds publication rates, connects writers and readers, and converts reporters into often snarky commentators--a mixed bag all around.