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@MichaelJTheis — 406 followers, 2,002 tweets

Sep 20, 2017

Just finished a Ride on Strava for 52 minutes, 7 seconds going 19202.8m.  http://ift.tt/2xPW9Ph  https://t.co/XKM3MmS1Lm

Sep 19, 2017

Just finished a Ride on Strava for 12 minutes, 24 seconds going 2633.0m.  http://ift.tt/2wFkUcd  https://t.co/2scnWjwZba

Sep 19, 2017

Just finished a Ride on Strava for 8 minutes, 51 seconds going 2516.4m.  http://ift.tt/2jIeckg  https://t.co/hOuGY2E2kS

Sep 15, 2017

Observations on moving back to DC after 4 years away: it reeks of weed everywhere, now.

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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.