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Katie Hyslop

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  first nations, child welfare, homelessness, youth, aboriginal issues, harm reduction, income disparity, education, poverty

Ed/youth/housing reporter @TheTyee. Fills spare time with horror (genre, not feeling), costuming, and cats. Newfoundlander in Vancouver. hyslopke@gmail.com

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Biography

Freelance journalist writing for @TheTyee and @Tyee Solutions, and news editor for @Megaphonemag. Main focuses are education, youth issues, affordable housing, poverty, and other social justice reporting. Formerly (and proudly) of Newfoundland and Labrador, currently residing in Vancouver, Britis...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Senior reporter at The Muse, Memorial University of Newfoundland's students' newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I failed horribly.

How is social media changing news?

By making journalists more directly responsible, and responsive, to their audience.