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Meghan Barr

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Boston, MA
Senior Editor — Boston.com
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Senior Editor, @BostonDotCom. Formerly @AP. Mom of two pipsqueaks. Incurably skeptical.

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New England-based writer and editor. Former national AP correspondent.

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@meghanbarr — 2,588 followers, 2,983 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

Well, in retrospect, not getting that Charlie Rose internship in 2003 may be the luckiest thing that’s ever happened in my career.

Nov 20, 2017

RT @Brett_A_Taylor: I am CRYING. The Weather Channel set up for a live shot of the Georgia Dome being imploded, and at the perfectly wr…

Nov 20, 2017

RT @AmyJBrittain: Sadly, my inbox is already flooded with women who have had similar, disturbing encounters with Charlie Rose. My ema…

Nov 20, 2017

@JanelleNanos Sign of the times, America the horror movie

Nov 18, 2017

RT @eorden: Why is the subway broken? Many reasons, but: In one particularly egregious example, Mr. Cuomo’s administration for…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked for a little newspaper in Connecticut, covering the public education beat. I spent a lot of time at school board meetings.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Email is best. Short and sweet, please.

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

For print, it's just paper and pen and a tape recorder. For video, I edit packages using Final Cut Pro7.

Associated Press Media Editors Journalism Excellence Award

2013 - Deadline Reporting
Part of a two-state team recognized for our breaking news coverage of Superstorm Sandy.

Associated Press Media Editors Journalism Excellence Award

2013 - Charles Rowe Award: Distinguished State Reporting
Part of a two-state team recognized for our diligent follow-up coverage of the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.