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Michael Sykes

Covers:  Sports, politics, budgets, art, restaurants.

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Biography

Michael Sykes, II is a journalist who covers a variety of things. He has covered everything from sports to politics on a local scale to state and county budgets. He graduated from Bowie State University in May 2014 with a BA in broadcast journalism. He enjoys journalism and believes that storytel...

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first unprofessional journalist job was as a broadcaster for Bowie State's Metro News Report.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No. I'm 22. I don't think I've ever even seen one.

How is social media changing news?

It makes things faster. News comes out faster than ever now. You can break a story through a tweet. That's insane, but very true.