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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 | 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 — 530 followers, 7,549 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

RT @DrewUnga: 1) Graduated from Berkeley with a degree in social welfare. 2) Attended graduate school during his NFL hiatus. 3)…

Nov 21, 2017

RT @laurahelmuth: We're hiring a Twitter/Facebook/Instagram producer at @washingtonpost Looking for someone with great news judgment…

Nov 21, 2017

RT @maiasz: this is true because condemning pharma requires no action or self reflection, while treating people now requires lo…

Nov 21, 2017

“These supporters will not change their minds because this is what they always wanted: a president who embodies the rage they feel toward those they hate and fear, while reassuring them that that rage is nothing to be ashamed of.” https://t.co/J5DAO2o7aN

Nov 21, 2017

RT @sirosenbaum: "The paper quoted G. D. Miller, a “59-year-old oil-and-gas lease buyer,” who explained that “the way I understood…

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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.