I'm a reporter for the Houston Chronicle, creator of The Observation Post military blog & a former Army officer/Desert Storm vet. Tweets are just my opinions.

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Biography

I'm a metro reporter for the Houston Chronicle. For the most part, I cover breaking news - crimes, fires, that sort if thing. But really, I want to direct.

I was in the Army for about six years before I got into the news biz. I was a lieutenant in charge of a platoon of artillery forward observer...

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@rabbimatis @dallascowboys I used to be back in the Roger Staubach, Tom Landry era but that's all gone.
According to the BBC, Katy Perry said social media is "proof of the decline of civilization." So it's not her "music" then.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

The first 'paying' job i had as a journalist was with the Garland News - a suburban twice weekly in the Dallas area.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I learned to type on a typewriter - one of those old gray monsters, forged from iron and heavy as an anvil. (seemingly)

How is social media changing news?

Multi-platforming and a race to break news via Twitter