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Julia Shumway

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

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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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Jun 21, 2017

Southern Idaho is craggy rocks, hills, hairpin curves and snowcapped peaks in the distance. Eastern Oregon is coas… https://t.co/V8qmttAg93 https://t.co/gGVRwGFjSh

Jun 19, 2017

Somehow missed all the freedom hanging behind the room's coffeemaker. https://t.co/jVhAbVHtWn

Jun 19, 2017

Wyoming has beautiful scenery to drive through and roadside wildlife including chill antelope…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BVi7CAmgWvt/ 

Jun 19, 2017

DOUGLAS, Wyo. — Someone left a single Converse shoe at a gas pump, and an insect appears to have claimed it. https://t.co/JMidwVenqb

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, though I definitely prefer a laptop.

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

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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.