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Katya Cengel

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San Luis Obispo, CA
Freelance Journalist — Freelance

Journalist @BBC_Magazine @PacificStand @IRP_media @IWMF Author "Exiled" and "Bluegrass Baseball" @UnivNebPress. Lecturer @CPJour dog owner of Pip

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Biography

Katya Cengel has written about everything from retired dancing bears in Bulgaria to the world’s largest machine gun shoot in Kentucky. Her work has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Marie Claire, Esquire, Salon and Condé Nast Traveller. Shelf Awareness rated her University of Nebraska Press bo...

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@kcengel — 551 followers, 954 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

‘I understand the author is the greatest authority on their own work,’ Wikipedia ‘but we require secondary sources.’  http://www.wsj.com/articles/philip-roths-crusade-against-the-trivial-1505503678 

Sep 18, 2017

Cool, I can practice my spanish by reading my own story! BBC Mundo - "El asesino de mi hermano es ahora mi amigo"  http://www.bbc.com/mundo/noticias-41271588 

Sep 17, 2017

Wrestling stadium in murun. Snapped this on my way to the bus station. Missing Mongolia but not…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BZJ1-hkA0WE/ 

Sep 15, 2017

RT @DerekKrissoff: The latest disruptive innovation is a bookshelf, according to the people who killed Duquesne University Press:…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Doing the Q & A for a small town weekly.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Always learning something new.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

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Society of Professional Journalists Award

2005 - Feature Writing
First Place, Metro Division, Louisville Chapter

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2007 - Feature Writing
First Place, Metro Division, Louisville Chapter