Work: @ajc. VPP: @NABJ. Tennis fiend. #iJudge those who refrigerate hot sauce. The tweets are mine, not the bosses'. marlon.walker@ajc.com #ImportedFromDetroit

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Biography

Marlon A. Walker currently covers the DeKalb County School district, the third largest school district in the state, for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Prior to his move to Atlanta in March 2015, he has worked in several newsrooms including the Detroit Free Press, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, ...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was an apprentice at The Detroit Free Press in 1999, just after graduation.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

In elementary school, to write papers.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

Too many to name...lol