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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 — 5,999 followers, 4,784 tweets

Jul 17, 2017

Texas' jailhouse snitch crackdown is exemplary, a victory for American #Justice. Ask the wrongfully convicted. https://t.co/8KCSLjEvCq https://t.co/qfCrJg30QG

Jul 16, 2017

Animal species are dying off fast — forgotten, too? @NatGeo's #PhotoArk project asks for help. https://t.co/n5ORMj8Hxr and @PBS Tuesday. https://t.co/n9pgCMccba

Jul 14, 2017

115lb girl, 19, mistaken for 170lb bald man by @BakersfieldPD. Cops punched, K9 bit, they charged, won't back down. https://t.co/K7p5XARI0W https://t.co/0qP6qPVOza

Jul 14, 2017

In London, two males attack five random people with acid in 30 minutes. Teen arrested, 454 such attacks in 2016. https://t.co/fWg48iNqnL https://t.co/J6C52vqcNv

Jul 13, 2017

Quirks and foibles of top tennis aces: The secret dossiers of Wimbledon ball boys and girls.  http://bit.ly/2tOONsl  https://t.co/7eS6NgeaQL

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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