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@MichaelJTheis — 407 followers, 2,053 tweets

Nov 17, 2017

Bethesda office development has lagged behind other #DMV submarkets since 2001, but that's about to change. I examined why for @WBJOnline: https://t.co/1UsNR4utu0 #Freelance

Nov 14, 2017

RT @CountyExecBaker: Ground is now broke on Artisan in Brentwood. This apartment complex will open in Fall 2019 and is critical to…

Nov 14, 2017

Hot take: Prince George's County needs another newsroom. The Sentinel literally cannot cover it all.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job in journalism was working as a cameraman at WHAG-NBC 25 in Hagerstown, Md.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I used a typewriter to compose papers in elementary school, but by the time I was in middle school, we had a computer with a word processor.

How is social media changing news?

It's changing how spot news is reported and puts a greater emphasis on the curation of social media chatter during breaking news events.

Awards

West Virginia Press Association Editorial Contest

2010 - Best In-Depth or Investigative Reporting - Division 6
Awarded for series of stories published in The Shepherdstown Chronicle detailing complicated financial and legal motivations behind a municipal annexation.