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Kaitlin Gillespie

Redding, Calif.
Education Reporter — The Columbian
Covers:  breaking news, local news, northern california, redding, education

Schools reporter for @thecolumbian. Loves good stories, clean data and neat whiskey. Working hard so my cat can have a better life.🐱

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@newsladykatie — 3,419 followers, 45,499 tweets

Me, an intellectual buying a phone a few weeks ago: “You know, I am a journalist, so I really need a phone that can do it all since I’m ALWAYS in the field blah blah blah.” Me, in reality: “LOOK AT HOW GOOD MY CAT PICTURES ARE IN PORTRAIT MODE.” . . . . …  http://ift.tt/2G0WAdj  https://t.co/k3zirX6P9u
Guys my boyfriend is in Orlando and he’s never been to a Waffle House and he’s there now and they gave him this hat and everyone cheered. https://t.co/idPvcbkW17
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Society of Professional Journalists Award

2013 - General News Reporting
The Daily Evergreen received an award for general news reporting for its series on alcohol consumption on campus, "Cougs under the influence." I oversaw production of the series as editor-in-chief and contributed stories to the package.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2013 - In-Depth Reporting
Myself and a small team of student journalists received a second place award for in-depth reporting for our look into marijuana legalization and how it would affect the Washington State University and University of Idaho communities.