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Julia Shumway

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Bend, OR
City Hall Reporter — The Bulletin (Bend, OR)
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Now: City hall reporter at @TheBulletin. Then: @AP, @TheHawkEye, @azcentral, @cronkitenews, EIC @statepress. Always: Gryffindor, First Amendment fangirl.

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Biography

Julia Shumway is a digital journalist and alumna of Arizona State University now covering the Nebraska Unicameral Legislature as part of a two-person team for the Associated Press. She's also covered city and county government in southeast Iowa, served as a thorn in the side of Arizona politician...

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@JMShumway — 1,079 followers, 8,947 tweets

Sep 21, 2017

Between all those "bend the knee" articles and this, Google alert for "bend - south" is not working as well as I'd hoped. https://t.co/a9GkNLCE2W

Sep 21, 2017

Bend City Council OKs change to short-term rentals law.  http://bit.ly/2ximJQo 

Sep 21, 2017

RT @MarkianHawryluk: This healthy woman believed that argument and dropped her health insurance just a few months before a horrific acci…

Sep 20, 2017

City council all briefly wore chicken hats tonight and we might actually be in Pawnee, Indiana. https://t.co/l8RTeQmGqr

Sep 20, 2017

.@kylejspurr's smiling face made it into an information sheet provided to #BendCC. https://t.co/gSj1gQDxax

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, though I definitely prefer a laptop.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

She still has a season and a half and a movie to disappoint me, but Veronica Mars is the best so far.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter

Iowa Associated Press Media Editors Award

2017 - Continuing News Coverage
I placed second for continuing news coverage in the Iowa Associated Press Media Editors' annual awards for articles I wrote over a 10-month span about a small, struggling Iowa town. These stories followed Mount Union and the people who live there through disputes related to the city's state-mandated new sewer system and an eventual decision to unincorporate.

Iowa Newspaper Association Award

2017 - Front Page Design
The Hawk Eye placed third in its division (daily newspapers with circulations of 10,000 or more) for front page design. Two of my designs and one by another editor were submitted. The Hawk Eye was the only finalist to have editors lay out pages, as the other two winners outsource their design to centralized hubs.