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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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RT @PGPDNews: We cannot thank you enough for the love respect and support as we transported our fallen brother to Baltimore earli… https://t.co/qTJWarBSdu
Feel free to share this image in support for Corporal Mujahid Ramzziddin's brothers and sisters in blue, his family, and friends https://t.co/AsEQLQEorn
UPDATE: "Man who shot, killed P.G. County officer had 3 open warrants for assault"  http://bit.ly/2Fln7zh  https://t.co/lJZMTnbY1f
Cpl. Mujahid Ramzziddin served in the Prince George's County Police Department for 14 years. UPDATES:  http://bit.ly/2GAWCp9  https://t.co/FKcBAv1kya
UPDATE: Prince George's County Police have released the name of the man accused of shooting and killing one of their officers. They say he is Glenn Tydell, 37, and had 3 open warrants for assault. Tydell was shot and killed by police.
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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.