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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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, ...

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RT @TananariveDue: This post is about my late mother, Patricia Stephens Due. Her sister, Priscilla Stephens (Kruize), also chose jail over…
RT @HistoryLivesDet: On this day in 1990: The Grammy for Best R&B Vocal Performance, female goes to @IAMANITABAKER for "Just Because." htt…
Watching this listening session with folks from Stoneman Douglas, Sandy Hook and Columbine. This is heartbreaking. Lord, please comfort these families in this time of need.
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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