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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 — 304 followers, 2,008 tweets

@ericsmithrocks Is it in poor taste to joke about knowing the author you should poach?
RT @gritgrind: If anyone has any contact in Wynne #Arkansas please help me find my dog Sadie. I’ve walked over 30 miles looking for her. I…
RT @MandyHubbard: I'm updating our agency's negotiation guidelines document this morning. Are you curious what all is negotiated when… https://t.co/wuk1dTkiZB
RT @eisendrath: 20% of the entire planet’s fresh water is right here in the Great Lakes. It’s at risk. Please read & share this @suntimes E…
@jadabird Oh also Funeral Gallery was really cool.
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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.