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Mike Roe

Covers:  movies, pop culture, television, comic books, comedy, events, geek culture, music, video games

@NPR station @KPCC journalist. Writer for @TopStoryWeekly, @PackTheater sketch. Loves comics, politics, you. Not THAT Mike Rowe. ❤️@semiprosaic #aapi

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Mike Roe is a digital news producer for Southern California Public Radio, as well as covering pop culture online and on air. He's covered events like Comic-Con and E3, as well as breaking news. He was nominated for a National Entertainment Journalism award for his pop culture coverage and created...

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RT @JeffLieber: The how I got an agent story... in a very long thread. K, so, I'm living in Chicago and I'm an actor and a playwright and…
At a writing marathon at the Writers Guild Library because I KNOW HOW TO SATURDAY PARTAYYYYY #writingispartying #letsdothis https://t.co/XhRtxsOqTz
@malkatz @MaryLynnRajskub Mary Lynn’s standup about that story is so amazing. Seeing her do that live was a joy.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked for my college newspaper, usually covering chapel talks & concerts, before interning in public TV, then a paid job in public radio.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but not for work. I'm enough of a journalism and literature romantic to think typewriters are kind of great.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Clark Kent. He could conquer the world as Superman, but chooses to do the right thing in his civilian life, keeping the public informed.