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Jon Kelvey

Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Health, science, human interest and drinks
Doesn't Cover: I haven't met a topic I haven't liked yet, but I don't do much finance/investment writing.

Freelance writer. Words in @Slate, @NautilusMag, @SmithsonianMag | Opinions and bad jokes my own. Pitch me: jonkelvey at gmail dot com

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I'm a writer covering science and health related topics, with a bit of drinks writing on the side.

I'm the Health and Human Services reporter at the Carroll County Times/Baltimore Sun Media Group and my freelance work has appeared in Slate and Nautilus Magazines.

I've written a lot about the res...

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How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email is an excellent channel:

What's your favorite social network?

That really depends on what I'm networking for. Twitter is my favorite for news, but Facebook seems better for sharing work.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

No, I came to writing much, much later than high school. I did write one story for my college paper, on jury nullification.