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Madison Gray

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New York
Journalist
Covers:  black males, illicit drugs, street culture, crime and justice, youth topics, urban issues, urban politics, minority business
Doesn't Cover: pop culture, fashion

Journalist. Hustler. Two decades, three continents, no apologies. I deliver news like Thelonious, baby: 'Straight, No Chaser.' @nyabj #Brooklyn #ΦΒΣ

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Biography

I could tell you some corny-ass corporate sounding story about how I started in one place, accomplished, this or that.

But that ain't who I am. I'm looking for compelling stories to tell and compelling ways to tell them.

Everyone else wants to follow orders, but I'm out to change the game.

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@madisonjgray — 1,523 followers, 1,810 tweets

Sep 17, 2017

@SheriffClarke This man is the only thing WORSE than Donald Trump.

Sep 17, 2017

Sen. @TimKaine on The Future of Leadership worldsfairnano @ Brooklyn Expo Center  https://www.instagram.com/p/BZKAOKuFZLv/ 

Sep 16, 2017

So this AI android #Bina48 is speaking to an audience @WorldsFairNano. This may be a prerequisite step before we are… https://lnkd.in/duRJvbY 

Sep 16, 2017

About to walk off the top of the (virtual) Chrysler Building @worldsfairnano https://t.co/xfqsLE4v3X

Sep 16, 2017

About to walk off the top of the (virtual) Chrysler Building at #WorldsFairNano @ Brooklyn Expo…  https://www.instagram.com/p/BZG47HgFwqc/ 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

A $6.50 per hour internship at Automotive News in Detroit. Low pay, but I learned to drive a stick shift.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yeah, I'm old enough to have used a typewriter, old enough to have belonged to a breakdancing crew, but still too young to remember Hendrix.

How is social media changing news?

For the better; it's giving us a more efficient way of gathering and sharing news. For the worse; it's killing the art of reporting.