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Michelle Kopier

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Milwaukee, WI
Editor and Associate Publisher — Equipment Today, OEM Off Highway
Covers:  Technology, science
Doesn't Cover: There are not topics I wouldn't cover, but rather ones I have not yet been able to, including fashion, food, music and travel, but I relish the opportunity to do so.

Editor/Associate Publisher of OEM Off-Highway magazine @OEMOffHighway - science geek, beer & whiskey lover, Chicago Blackhawks fan + wildly sarcastic & cynical

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Biography

The world of publishing - and my role as a journalist, editor and publisher within it - has given me the opportunity to investigate my insatiable curiosity for the world around me and the people within it.

I was fortunate to land a job within magazine publishing right out of college focused on a...

What was your first job as a journalist?

The first job I had in journalism is for the magazine I currently work at, and have for the past ten years. I started as the Assistant Editor

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, my earliest writing was on my mom's typewriter when I was first learning to tell a story.

How is social media changing news?

News has been redefined as immediate information and seems to be influenced by ad dollars with news organizations trying to attract viewers.

Awards

Folio: Top Women in Media

2016 - Rising Star
The annual Folio: Top Women in Media Awards celebrates the creativity and accomplishments of our female colleagues, sometimes against a glass ceiling, other times against the grain. Each class of honorees have fearlessly moved their teams, brands, and companies forward, made strides in their respective markets, and created lasting impressions on their colleagues.