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Karla Bowsher

Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  health care, general news, general assignment, health, consumer affairs, town and city government, local government, county government, government

Freelance journalist ■ Into money & health in the public interest ■ Prone to uncouth candor ■ Alum of FAU, @SunSentinel, @BrowardBulldog, et al

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I walked into my college newspaper to tame errant punctuation marks but got hooked on journalism by public-interest digging. I'm especially interested in the transparency and accountability of public servants and public money at the hyper-local level. I also have a soft spot for public health and...

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@KarlaBowsher — 660 followers, 1,583 tweets

Sep 08, 2017

Props to @FLGovScott on having the greatest sign language interpretter I've ever watched

Sep 08, 2017

RT @koretzky: As Hurricane Irma heads to my house, it's hard to trust TV news when it puts Miami in Broward instead of Miami-Dade…

Sep 07, 2017

So glad @spj_tweets sent me a ballot just in time for me to vote for @jeparsley & @mboyet before #irma washes me away!

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Copy editor for a national personal finance website, Money Talks News.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yep, into middle school.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

April O'Neil.

Hoosier State Press Association

2013 - Second Place, Best News Coverage With No Deadline Pressure category

Florida College Press Association Awards

2013 - First place, News Story category