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Kyle Ocker

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Centerville, IA
Editor, DailyIowegian and Managing Editor, Knoxville Journal-Express — Daily Iowegian, Knoxville Journal-Express
Covers:  crime and justice, watchdog, public safety, criminal courts, american politics, investigations, business, state government, city government, county government, education

Editor of the Centerville @DailyIowegian. Centerville High School alumni. Iowa Newspaper Association All-State committee member. 🏒 Hockey Fan #GoBlues

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Biography

Since March 2011 (a few weeks before graduating high school) I was hired to lead the Daily Iowegian's sports coverage and online endeavors. (The Daily Iowegian is a five-day newspaper in southern Iowa.)

My main task is covering the sports of five area high schools and one community college. I als...

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@Kyle_Ocker — 661 followers, 8,142 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

@JE_Stuart Nope but I can email it to ya. I'm not aware of any of the full teams being online.

Nov 21, 2017

@mattheinrix Talk to anyone involved, they'll acknowledge they didn't bat 1.000 in these lists. But if this is meant as a defense to what was released there's no way to respond, honestly.

Nov 21, 2017

@SnapGeekPhoto Having an open internet platform is integral to society. Allowing ANYONE — government, corporations, etc. — anything that could potentially lead to censorship or limited access is not OK. Our focus should be expanded access, not jeopardizing it the access we have.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I began as an intern, taking odd-ball assignments and honing my skills as a sports photographer.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

I have used everything from TextEdit to the entire Adobe suite of programs. As far as tools, anything technological.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter, with short-and-sweet tweets.