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Lindsey Mastis

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Tampa, Florida
Reporter — WFLA-TV (Tampa, FL)
Covers:  immigration, jewish news, coastal issues, documentaries, social justice, crime, latino news, iphone apps, hollywood, prisons, humanitarian issues, medical breakthroughs, health, celebrities with humanitarian causes, asian news, religion, outbreaks

Emmy-nominated Journalist • News Anchor for @NewsChannel8 and @ABC7News in Washington, DC • Writes Music • Learning #Español • Elton John Super Fan

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Biography

Lindsey Mastis is a reporter and multimedia journalist for NBC affiliate WFLA-TV in Tampa, Florida. She reports, shoots, edits, and appears live on camera.

Previously Lindsey worked as a North America Correspondent based in Los Angeles for an international news service. She covered the Santa Barb...

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@LindseyMastis — 68,787 followers, 29,099 tweets

Jun 27, 2017

Excited to share this story about my mom's wedding dress! She's been re-united with it after more than 30 years!  https://twitter.com/WSILNews/status/879863724512825345 

Jun 27, 2017

“An elderly woman delayed a flight by throwing coins into the plane's engine for good luck” via @circa https://t.co/LFLMCQCOxg https://t.co/bS8uokky8q

Jun 27, 2017

"VIDEO: Fire crews rescue worker hanging from building in DC after scaffolding breaks"  http://bit.ly/2thulQX  https://t.co/iMBqvVpO5P

Jun 27, 2017

RT @ABC: U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team: “Multiple reports of Petya ransomware infections occurring in networks in m…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job as a journalist was in middle school, working as a freelance reporter for a community arts magazine that published once a month.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, I have used a typewriter. I got my first for Christmas as a kid, and later used my parents electric typewriter.

How is social media changing news?

With social media, journalists can network and find better news sources through location-based apps like Banjo, Highlight, and Sonar.