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Michael Linder

Los Angeles
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, LA Weekly
Covers:  breaking stories, entertainment, crime, local politics, courts, automotive, history, drones, environment

Journo, television producer, stalking the news

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Freelance journalist and producer for KABC Radio, BBC Radio, KUSC, City News Service, Natural 9 Entertainment.

From “America’s Most Wanted” to coverage of disasters and breaking news, broadcast journalist and executive producer Michael Linder has created breakthrough programs and investigative re...

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@michaellinder — 5,987 followers, 4,854 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

Climate disaster can be averted. Scientists say world is warming more slowly than expected.  http://bit.ly/2xMA8Rt  https://t.co/f3VKWkTw3v

Sep 19, 2017

3.6 magnitude quake at 11:20pm along I-405 between Getty Center and Mountain Lake Country Club. Felt thru LA's Westside, SFV, South Bay. https://t.co/SraTGLm8RO

Sep 19, 2017

3.6 (initial reading) quake rocks L.A.'s west side from 6.3 miles deep. https://t.co/WQ29WY1yE0

Sep 18, 2017

A brain-machine wristband can turn thoughts into text. The interface works. The brain? That's another story. https://t.co/HEV0scItJz https://t.co/bMfpXDQaE5

Sep 18, 2017

Frequently Bought Together | How @Amazon suggests chemicals, steel ball bearings, switches to aid bomb makers. https://t.co/nt2xBCO4Ep https://t.co/76889TjUOK

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter at a 500-watt daytime radio station in rural Illinois.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! Dearly miss the IBM Selectric.

How is social media changing news?

It's like the development of an infant's central nervous system -- we're becoming infinately more aware of our world.

Murrow Award

2007 - Documentary
"Water Wars: The Battle for Owens Valley"

Journalist of the Year

2004 - Los Angeles Press Club