Reporter at the Skagit Valley Herald (@goskagit) covering education, crime, military and a bunch of other stuff. @WWU grad. RTs not endorsements

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Biography

I am the education and crime reporter at the Skagit Valley Herald, a daily newspaper with a circulation of about 17,000.

Education and crime, huh? Sounds pretty weird. I enjoy the dichotomy and the (very different) challenges that both provide.

On the education side, I cover seven school district...

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@Kera_SVH — 1,360 followers, 5,027 tweets

Jul 19, 2017

RT @AnacortesPd: Join Anacortes PD and our partners for National Night Out 2017 on Tuesday, August 1 from 6-8PM in Storvik Park. #NNO https://t.co/cq3ejIQ3Hv

Jul 17, 2017

Another tragedy this weekend in #Skagit: man held on $1 million for inv. of murder 2 in the death of his father: https://t.co/CXtxmo8EaH https://t.co/LPmuvVNEHN

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Other than the campus twice a week paper and monthly magazine, I wrote features for a local lifestyle magazine.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. My mom used to take me to her office when school was out. I would click away on the office typewriter (the K didn't work).

How is social media changing news?

It's changing the way journalists find and deliver news. It's changing the way readers get news, share news, and interact with their news.