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Matthew De George

Philadelphia, Pa.
Reporter and Assistant Sports Editor — The Delaware County Daily Times

Swim author, Duels in the Pool & Pooling Talent. Delco Times assistant sports editor/Union beatwriter. Views are mine, not my company's.

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Sports writer/editor with five years of experience in digital-first and print publications. Author of two books on the history of swimming.
Beats include various high school sports and MLS's Philadelphia Union, as well as spot pro coverage, columns, lead features, and blogging. Augment...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Sports reporter for The Hawk, the student newspaper at Saint Joseph's University.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Not professionally. But I can recall playing around with the typewriter my father used when he was in college when I was a young kid.

How is social media changing news?

It adds more immediacy, which presents both opportunity and challenges. It's as much finding the niche as trying to do it all