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Mike Householder

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Video and Text Reporter — Associated Press
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Covers:  arts and entertainment, autos, features, crime, government, politics, detroit bankruptcy, sports

Detroit-based video-first reporter for @AP. Hubby of @thecookiebatch, book reviewer, kids soccer coach and @PittAthletics fan for 30+ years. mhouseholder@ap.org

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Biography

I have worked for The Associated Press on a full-time basis since September 1997, starting out as an editorial assistant in the Washington, D.C., bureau before transferring to the Detroit bureau in January 1999. Since that time, I have worked as the Michigan AP's day and night editor, its interim...

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@mikehouseholder — 1,594 followers, 2,503 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

RT @AP_Top25: Coming Thursday at  http://apnews.com , meet the top 13-year-old hoops prospect in the country. Will he pan out? https://t.co/sMONKO0KLI

Sep 19, 2017

RT @deeanndurbin_ap: .@AP is looking for luxury pickup owners. Own an F-150 Platinum or Silverado High Country? A Ram Limited Tungsten? Email ddurbin@ap.org.

Sep 19, 2017

RT @AP_Top25: Is Emoni Bates the next big college hoops prospect? Journey with him to the Class of 2022, starting Thursday.…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

As a weekend editorial assistant at The Associated Press in D.C.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I used a typewriter as a kid in the late 1970s/early 1980s, before I got my Commodore 64!

How is social media changing news?

Social media makes it easier for journalists to find sources and to stay "plugged in" to what's happening with the newsmakers they cover.