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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
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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 — 624 followers, 7,675 tweets

Jul 25, 2017

Update. Work done, and as a bonus it even is fully operational. https://t.co/IIwp5nhGZK

Jul 25, 2017

We are repealing and replacing my MacBook keyboard tonight. #DIY https://t.co/r50iFCJgGD

Jul 25, 2017

RT @ColinPetersDI: Kuemper Catholic defeats Van Meter 5-3 and will meet Centerville on Thursday night at 7:30.

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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.