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Matthew Schniper

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Covers:  film, arts & entertainment, food, green issues, pop culture, dining criticism, craft beer, artisan spirits

Food critic/eco editor @csindependent. Tweets about food & drink, green stuff + little pop culture. Photography at schnippic.com.

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Biography

Matthew Schniper is the editor at the Colorado Springs Independent. He began freelancing with the Indy in mid-2004 and joined the staff full-time in early 2006, working as an arts editor as well as food critic and environmental reporter. His work has also appeared in The Atlantic, Food Network Ma...

What was your first job as a journalist?

An arts feature on a tap-dancing theater show.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

A couple times, as a kid.

How is social media changing news?

Speed, reach, in-the-moment reporting, easy data mining.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2015 - A&E Criticism
Second place for a batch of restaurant reviews from the Colorado Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists — Top of the Rockies Excellence in Journalism Awards.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2014 - Multimedia Story
First Place for "Trading Places" in the Colorado Professional Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists — Top of the Rockies Excellence in Journalism Awards.