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Master Tesfatsion

Washington, DC
Redskins Writer — The Washington Post
Covers:  minnesota vikings, nfl, nfc north, adrian peterson
Doesn't Cover: politics, philosophy, underwater basket weaving, quidditch

Washington Post Redskins beat writer. Arizona State alum. Irving, TX. Eritrean. Write stories for the washed. Tweet fire for the youth. IG 📸: master_tesfatsion

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Started at the Star Tribune in 2013. Previously worked at covering the Texas Rangers. Graduated from Arizona State in May 2013. I've interned with the Arizona Diamondbacks,, ESPNDallas and the Seattle Times.

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@MasterTes — 15,383 followers, 89,418 tweets

Sep 23, 2017

RT @RepMaxineWaters: Thank you @jemelehill & @KingJames! Speak truth to power. Trump is a bum & a disgrace & it's never too early to get re…

Sep 23, 2017

RT @DeSeanJackson11: I definitely will be making a statement no disrespect to our military of service But we have to stick together as people !! Unity 💯💯

Sep 23, 2017

RT @DeSeanJackson11: Double standard views he needs to focus on all the other bullshit that he has our country in instead of tweeting all the damn time

Sep 23, 2017

RT @DeSeanJackson11: Can call us players that have a voice and a stand to freedom sons of a bi*** I don't get it !! What happen to a free country

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

I've never used one. Thankfully.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Tell the truth. Be independent and transparent. Take the reader somewhere it has never been. Accomplish all this while remaining ethical.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

A laptop and camera are my main tools. As for software, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel; Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro for editing.