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Karen Usher

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

Reporter, @CadillacNews. Relaunching @michiganvolumes. Formerly, @greatlakesecho. DMs are open.

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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...

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.