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 — 1,381 followers, 5,122 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

RT @SkagitGov: Arrrgh mateys: Heave to and listen ye! The burn ban is still in place. Stop ye burnin' lest we make ye walk the pla…

Sep 19, 2017

RT @AnacortesSchool: Anacortes students ranked first among 32 districts in northwest Washington based on a composite score of the...  http://fb.me/97NoS7Gz8 

Sep 13, 2017

RT @DeLeon_Times: UPDATE: Marysville schools using knowledge gleaned from 2014 school-shooting tragedy to help #FreemanHS:  http://bit.ly/2wa8lu0 

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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.