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John Surico

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Queens, New York
Freelance Journalist — Freelance

I cover NYC for the @NYTimes, and its subways for @VICE. Visiting @nycfuture. Editing @PotluckMagazine & @Newestyorkco. Words for hire: jsurico15@gmail.com.

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Biography

I am a freelance journalist, based in Queens, NY. Born and raised on Long Island, I studied journalism and politics at New York University, and my work focuses on criminal justice issues, class, urbanism, and how we collectively cope with the American system. I have reported abroad, from Cuba, Sw...

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These three signs at Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue each have expected completion dates before end of 2016. They are still here. From what I know, at least two of them are not done yet. https://t.co/wYnNvQoQxk
These three signs at Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Avenue each have expected completion dates before 2016. They are still here. From what I know, at least two of them are not done yet. https://t.co/eILkKJs6m7
RT @Jonathan_Smth: just a friendly reminder that  http://vice.com  is constantly accepting pitches and publishing young, often u… https://t.co/47NVyGDACM
Have to think of the fact that parking garages in Manhattan cost a fortune. If drivers take public transit instead, this becomes a steal.  https://twitter.com/ap/status/954398310453972992 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Editor of my high school editor, during the 2008 election.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have, I should more and I will.

How is social media changing news?

It's making it like a pencil that you flick back and forth: super fast but blurry in the middle.