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Michael McFall

Los Angeles, CA
Reporter — Salt Lake Tribune
Covers:  crime, utah, breaking news, public safety, cold cases, weather, courts, forensic science

Associate director of digital communications at @WhittierCollege

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A reporter who is always hungry for breaking news.

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@MikeyPanda — 1,146 followers, 14,722 tweets

Oct 14, 2017

Savers is playing a Christmas song, in case you're wondering who's first to it this year.

Oct 13, 2017

Well, I guess I have to do this today, of all days. https://t.co/qg4uV6J0OW

Oct 07, 2017

@RblWithoutAClse 1. Did you see THEY COME AT NIGHT? 2. What did you think?

Oct 02, 2017

Spotted at Ralph's: a potentially very divisive cereal for @TheCerealists. https://t.co/raVERzuQeQ

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Newspaper reporter. I'll always be grateful toward my bosses for hiring me at a time when jobs, in particular newspaper jobs, were scarce.

How is social media changing news?

It's turned every organization into a breaking news outlet. You are always right on deadline, and everyone in the world is your competitor.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Tintin. Sometimes he's too involved and becomes the story, but he chases a lead to the ends of the earth. That's passion.


Society of Professional Journalists Award

2008 - Best News Feature
The SPJ Region 9 Award for Best News Feature at the college level, for my feature piece “Foreign doctors cannot practice” for "The Daily Utah Chronicle."