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John Perrotto

Freelance Journalist — Freelance
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Covers:  major league baseball, nhl, nfl, minor league baseball, college basketball

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I am currently a freelancer who covers primarily Major League Baseball but also does NFL and NHL. I have been covering sports since I was 14 years old and spent 22 seasons covering the Pittsburgh Pirates on a regular basis from 1988-2009. I have won multiple APSE awards for game stories and featu...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Covered high school football for $5 a game.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

It has made immediacy more important than accuracy.