Kate Bernot on Muck Rack

Kate Bernot

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Chicago, IL
Staff Writer, The Takeout
Covers:  craft beer, chicago bars, chicago breweries, chicago restaurants, cocktails, spirits
Doesn't Cover: groceries, grocery stores, cooking, grocery, nutrition

Staff writer, @thetakeout | Formerly @draftmag | Chicken mom

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Biography

Kate Bernot is the nightlife and events reporter at RedEye, covering bars, craft beer, spirits, wine, restaurants and entertainment in Chicago.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Writing for Northwestern University's daily paper, The Daily Northwestern. I was an arts and culture reporter and later a Web editor.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. As a child, my parents let me play around with an old model with numerous sticky and missing keys. I loved the sounds it made.

How is social media changing news?

News breaks faster, but this necessitates journalists to fact check, report and contextualize the information for their readers.