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Karen Usher

Covers:  Local government, local business, features, environmental news, science, religion, politics, TV
Doesn't Cover: Beauty

Reporter covering several communities, enviro issues & some state politics for @CadillacNews. Relaunching @michiganvolumes. Proud @greatlakesecho alum.

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My byline appears as Karen Hopper Usher.

I'm a reporter at the Cadillac News in Cadillac, Michigan. I cover local townships and county government, breaking news and features.

Before this, I was a reporter for Great Lakes Echo, an environmental publication out of the Knight Center for Environmenta...

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@HopperUsher — 293 followers, 1,845 tweets

Nov 16, 2017

#ReporterLife during the 1st week of #deerseason in #NorthernMichigan: Me: Hi, I'd like to interview PERSON about X sometime today. Receptionist: Try again in 2 weeks.

Nov 14, 2017

@mindykaling thank you for this wonderful show that touched my heart, made me giggle and inspired me. I can't wait to see what you do next.

Nov 14, 2017

RT @jonathanoosting: BREAKING: Federal lawsuit accuses Michigan governor candidate Shri Thanedar of 'fraudulent and misleading' claims t…

Nov 10, 2017

Speeches and song - #McBain Rural Agricultural School honored veterans during an assembly. https://t.co/0rvSXl28t5

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Besides freelancing for anybody who would have me? Producing the AM news.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Writing, being nosy, saving democracy.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email or phone.