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Megan Stephenson

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bellingham, wa
Freelance Reporter — Freelance
Covers:  environment, local business, arts, county government, native american/indigenous peoples, city government, people, courts, crime
Doesn't Cover: education, events not in my readership area

Freelance reporter, current @wwu anthro student, @uiowa alum. Reader/runner/swimmer/inquisitor/wanderer. All tweets are my own.

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Biography

I have lived in four states and three countries; self-diagnosed with wanderlust.

I have worked for a high-circulation daily, The Quad City Times on the Iowa/Illinois border; community-based weekly papers The Molokai Dispatch in Hawaii and currently the North Kitsap Herald in Washington State; an...

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@pencil_geek — 187 followers, 2,085 tweets

Apr 07, 2017

.@Chase I closed my accounts bc #NoDAPL My $ will not support destroying the environment, AmerIndian land & peoples #votewithyourdollar

Nov 06, 2016

@pickfordfilm Are you able to pick up the movie Loving? I can't find it within 100 miles and it looks so excellent!

Sep 26, 2016

OMG if I was playing a #debate drinking game, I'd be buzzed already

Sep 26, 2016

So happy Trump is not disappointing and is immediately rambling #debates

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, my grandfather's. I admire the early days of journalism, just your mind, the phone (if lucky), paper and ink.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Know the area. I love having stories dropped in my lap, but I work for a hyper-localized paper and my readers care about their backyard.

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

Twitter, Facebook, the phonebook, Google, computer, Adobe products, iMovie, Audacity.