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Biography

Travel, pop culture, and business journalist with more than 500 feature stories in regional and national publications. National publications include: The New York Times, Southern Living, Ocean Home, NASCAR Illustrated, American City Business Journals, The Jewish Daily Forward, and The Faster Time...

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@andytalksart Dim Sum Breakfast in Chinatown Sunday mornings is a cool cultural - not to mention - culinary trip  http://joyluckpalaceny.com/#/  quite good
Enjoying the vibe @Kimpton Charlotte Merchant And Trade and Angelines. Great personal service, dining and libations. https://t.co/U2y5SVnIld
Turning water into wine? Not exactly but converting H2O to #electricity 100 years ago is equally magical. @DukeEnergy https://t.co/HalLpabMrb #energy
Sorry I can't make this one though super excited about what may come from these explorations..  https://twitter.com/CLTgov/status/948926232326000640 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a neighborhood correspondent for the Charlotte Observer with a weekly neighbors column.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Long ago!!

How is social media changing news?

Making information immediately accessible gives leads to journalists in order to further explore stories.