Julie McMahon on Muck Rack

Julie McMahon

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Syracuse, NY
Public Affairs Reporter — The Post-Standard
Covers:  business, lawyers, weather, courts, judges, traffic, crime, law, finance, politics, transactions, syracuse, breaking news, technology

Public affairs reporter for @syracusedotcom. I cover federal courts, government, higher ed. Upstate NY native. @NewhouseSU alum. My cat's name is Mouse.

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Biography

I’m Julie, a reporter, a writer and (though not officially anymore) a student of journalism.

I work as a crime reporter for Syracuse.com and The Post-Standard in upstate New York.

Previously, I worked as a reporter for Massachusetts (& Rhode Island) Lawyers Weekly, publications specializing i...

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@Julie_McMahon — 1,930 followers, 8,494 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

Lawyer friends! I really need your help with this one. If the D was accused of directing his cousin to kill someone -- but the cousin is acquitted -- are we looking at a mistrial? Successful appeal? Or will the dispositions stand? https://t.co/TEClghC8fC

Nov 21, 2017

Jury convicts #Syracuse ex-boyfriend of directing murder, but acquits accused shooter  http://s.syracuse.com/MwTz1tR 

Nov 21, 2017

Jury convicts #Syracuse ex-boyfriend of directing murder, but acquits accused shooter  http://s.syracuse.com/ISt4zUL 

Nov 21, 2017

'Cigarette break. Please.' Jury deadlocked, still deliberating in Syracuse murder trial  http://s.syracuse.com/2dp1Ds 

Nov 21, 2017

RT @syracusedotcom: Museum of Intrigue creators step outside the 'escape room' concept  https://trib.al/OQUutPg 

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How is social media changing news?

It makes the demand for news and the demands on news transparent.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To be endlessly curious with a healthy dose of cynicism. And to have someone else trust you to be their eyes and ears.

When's the best time to pitch you?

Wednesdays. We meet for editorial meetings on Thursdays, so slip a good story idea in my back pocket with enough time for me to research it.