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John Patrick Pullen

Portland, OR
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  travel, entrepreneurs, business technology, book publishing, entrepreneurship, gadgets, apple, social media, technology, consumer technology
Doesn't Cover: wine, food

Consumer tech columnist for @TIME, editor for @FortuneMagazine, freelance contributor with @Entrepreneur, @Fatherly, @Qz, @Wired, and others.

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Covering travel and technology, John Patrick Pullen specializes in the off-kilter and the unexpected, writing about everything from the world's largest lava lamp (in the middle of nowhere, Washington State) to the secret spy culture of Washington D.C. A regular contributor to Arrive, American Way...

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first paid piece was an article on Irish playwright Ronan Noone for Boston Magazine.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

When I was a kid, sure. But the way I write now involves so much re-working, that I'd probably throw it through a wall today.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

It means to find the truth — it could be small and personal, or large and universal — and communicate it to the rest of the world.