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Kevin Shelly

Cherry Hill, NJ
Contributing Writer — Philly Voice
Covers:  enterprise, environment, trauma, local food movement, food, urban planning, theater, beverages, urban education, boomers, boomer issues, casinos
Doesn't Cover: economics, sports, tech

Reporter and writer. Journalist for PhillyVoice. Author of Lynn Bogue Hunt: A Sporting Life. My opinions are *my* opinions.

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Reporter and editor for newspapers, digital site editor and writer, freelancer for magazines, non-fiction book author, but always a reporter first. Beyond work, outdoor guy who loves to cook.

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@kcshlly — 539 followers, 4,751 tweets

Sep 14, 2017

Sen. Steve Sweeney suggests renaming Boardwalk Hall in honor of Mayor Jim Whelan.

Sep 14, 2017

Mayor Ed Rendell eulogizing his friend, Mayor Jim Whelan. At heart they are mayors forever, said Rendell.

Sep 11, 2017

Day two @XFINITY . The service lady swore u had changed. Waiting....

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Editor of five shopper papers, all put to bed on one day. I tried to make sure each had real stories.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. Manual. Thought I'd died and gone to heaven when I got an IBM Selectric.

How is social media changing news?

It has made news: accessible, faster, shallower and less responsible. In other words, a mixed bag.