Freelance journalist. @nytimes, @hechingerreport, @Publici. Lapsed Oaklander and Oaxaqueño. Pit bull dad. Husband to @jennkho. matt(at)mattkrupnick dot com.

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Biography

Matt Krupnick has been a full-time professional journalist for more than 15 years, most of that time spent at newspapers in California. Recently, he spent nine months living in and reporting from Oaxaca, Mexico, and now lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., with his wife, dog, two cats and snake. He occasiona...

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@MattKrupnick — 2,668 followers, 5,104 tweets

Jul 27, 2017

I'm at Forest Hills for the @tompetty concert and I'm reminded once again that Queens is a fantastic borough.

Jul 23, 2017

@anfuller Great meeting you last night! Hope to see you again soon.

Jul 23, 2017

@ntabebe Great meeting you last night! Best of luck with the move. Hope to meet up again soon.

Jul 23, 2017

@HannahPoferl Great meeting you last night! Hope to hang out again soon.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

During summer breaks from college, I worked full-time for the Chino Champion, a venerable weekly newspaper in what was then a dairy area.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, many times as a kid.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

An email clearly explaining why the item is newsworthy to general readers is always helpful. Avoid pitching products or companies.