Ken Silverstein on Muck Rack

Ken Silverstein

Verified
WV and Colorado
Freelance Journalist and Online Contributor — Freelance

Energy journalist w focus on policy, economics. @Forbes, @ELDaily Runner, reader, reporter. Dad to 2 kids & 2 dogs. Proud Tulanian, Views mine

What was your first job as a journalist?

Intern in NYC for what was then called the McNeil/Lehrer Report, & now is called the News Hour on PBS. After: Intern WDSU TV/New Orleans.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yep: Smith Corona. Gave it to someone in my apartment complex in DC in 1991.

How is social media changing news?

If news travels fast, it travels a lot faster now because of Twitter and Facebook, among others.

Media Industry News

2011 - Winner Best Online Column

American Society of Business Press Editors

2012 - Awarded Gold: Outstanding Web Commentary