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Kate Giammarise

Harrisburg, PA

Reporter covering poverty and social services for @PittsburghPG. Formerly of @toledonews. Love all things Rust Belt/Great Lakes. RTs not endorsements.

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I cover state government and politics for The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from the state capital of Harrisburg. I previously wrote about poverty and social services at The Toledo Blade. My ambition is to write a book about the Rust Belt.

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@KateGiammarise — 2,519 followers, 6,993 tweets

Jun 27, 2017

@BurghDiaspora Yes, his view is more nuanced. It is my hometown too :)

Jun 27, 2017

@BurghDiaspora I agree it overly focused on loss of GE/manufacturing jobs and was not a comprehensive picture of the community

Jun 27, 2017

RT @PittsburghPG: JUST IN: Lacking votes, Senate GOP leaders delay vote on health care bill until after July 4th recess. — via @AP

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Working at my campus newspaper, The Pitt News

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Michael Keaton as Henry Hackett in 'The Paper'

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Via phone, and when I'm not on deadline