Jon Kelvey on Muck Rack

Jon Kelvey

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Maryland
Freelance Reporter — 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 | Staff @CCTNews | Opinions and bad jokes my own. Pitch me: jonkelvey at gmail dot com.

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Biography

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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@JonKelvey — 456 followers, 6,213 tweets

Jun 26, 2017

RT @brianwolly: I just noticed this now, but FB no longer gives bylines on shared articles. That's garbage, especially for freelancers. Can anyone defend?

Jun 26, 2017

RT @Gizmodo: The impacts of deep ocean mining will 'last forever,' scientists warn  http://gizmo.do/uFXvOVc  https://t.co/hRdRyjAS7r

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How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email is an excellent channel: jonkelvey@gmail.com

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.