Investigative reporter at The Kansas City Star @kcstar obsessed with #data 📊📈 Allergic to newspaper ink. Tips ➡️

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City government/health reporter for The Wichita Eagle also writing on health care.

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@srothschild1 @andymarso As someone who has analyzed that data, I'd say it was incredibly poor manual data entry. Unfortunately, that's common with most government data sets. There's an inordinate number of people born in 1900.
Heading from KC-->Chicago ✈️ to hang out with 1000+ other data journalists. 🤓📈📊 #nicar18
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I started at The Joplin Globe the day after a tornado destroyed about one-third of the city.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Unfortunately, no. But I have some as home decor.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email, with the specific local angle in the subject line.