Investigative/data reporter at The Kansas City Star @kcstar. Allergic to newspaper ink. Semicolon hater. Traveler. WhatsApp/Signal: 7855062122

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

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@kelsey_ryan — 2,170 followers, 7,891 tweets

Jul 17, 2017

@LeahBecerra Same. I am now an early morning dog walker. 😫

Jul 17, 2017

RT @JerryMoran: For the same reasons I could not support the previous version of this bill, I cannot support this one. #HealthcareBill

Jul 14, 2017

RT @annalecta: White House released 112 pages of voter comments to Kobach & Trump's Election Integrity Commission—they're amazing.…

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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.