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Meg Kinnard

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Columbia, SC
Political and Legal Affairs Reporter — Associated Press, Toronto Star
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@AP political/legal affairs reporter based in South Carolina. Formerly at @NationalJournal. Proud #Hoya. @GeorgetownSFS. Memphis born & bred. My account.

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Biography

Meg Kinnard is a political and legal affairs reporter for The Associated Press. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, she grew up in a political family and received a BSFS in International Politics from the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., with a concentration in ...

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@MegKinnardAP — 16,847 followers, 22,084 tweets

Aug 20, 2017

RT @SC_State_Parks: From the 🏔 to the 🏖 and everywhere in between our rangers are ready for the #solareclipse! https://t.co/PeuiOOdqUr

Aug 20, 2017

"Initial reports indicate John S. McCain sustained damage to her port side aft."  https://twitter.com/usnavy/status/899416551270612992 

Aug 20, 2017

BREAKING: White House says Trump to address nation Monday night on strategy for Afghanistan, South Asia

Aug 20, 2017

Dick Gregory and Jerry Lewis in less than 24 hours. Just when we need them the most. 😏  https://twitter.com/AP/status/899331981569384448 

Aug 19, 2017

Wreck found of USS Indianapolis, WWII heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima  https://apnews.com/7fa07373dcc948c498e5fe8627dfb989 

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have a friend who calls me "Typewriter Girl."

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

With a glass of wine or a mimosa - depending on the time of the pitch.

Why did you become a journalist?

An internship at The Washington Post - and I was hooked.

Awards

AP Staffer of the Year

2008