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Mary Slosson

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Los Angeles, CA
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  immigration, courts, crime, general news, criminal justice

Writer slinging books at an indie bookstore. Ex-@Reuters Western U.S. correspondent and newspaper editor. Charlottesville, Virginia native. @UVA and @USC alum.

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Biography

Mary is the global health and development curator at GOOD Worldwide. She was previously a correspondent at Reuters, where her stories on the wire reached a global audience and appeared in publications like the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Guardian.

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@maryslosson — 1,738 followers, 693 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

RT @wendynather: The National Weather Service is waxing poetic of late. Think I'll skip the beach. https://t.co/swMf6rNwdW

Sep 17, 2017

RT @RobinMazumder: This is why we millenials eat avocado toast and fill our empty souls with house plants.  https://twitter.com/PeterStefanovi2/status/909034709468028930 

Sep 17, 2017

@Wylmenmuir Thank you, Wyl! I'm bumping it to the top of my TBR pile. It sounds right up my alley. :)

Sep 17, 2017

RT @nybooks: You know things are bad when the Pizzagate guy doesn’t like your covers https://t.co/clQalxr6il

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Unpaid intern, totally broke in New York City. Everyone has to pay their dues, right?

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Absolutely! My mother used to bring one home from work when I was growing up, and I loved tap-tap-tapping stories out on paper with it.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter, hands down.

Awards

Los Angeles Press Club Award

2012 - Online Investigative Journalism
Awarded second place for a Los Angeles Times Homicide Report on the shooting deaths of Alfonso Nava and Diego Garcia.