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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 — 502 followers, 7,039 tweets

Sep 26, 2017

:( "Magazines might eventually gain a cult following akin to the interest around other obsolete media, like vinyl records." Sadness. https://t.co/KSmyLFOO4b

Sep 26, 2017

True libertarianism is a classically liberal idea & always sits poorly with the conservative wing. Liberty for workers not considered. https://t.co/6AGyIj4Mc7

Sep 25, 2017

RT @bjcolangelo: Reminder: I'm always down for freelance gigs, proofreading, anything. Pancreatic cancer treatment is appallingly expensive.

Sep 25, 2017

RT @maggieNYT: Periodic reminder that POTUS announced he would declare a national emergency re opioids on Aug. 10. Still no declaration.

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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.