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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@mrglenn — 3,282 followers, 25,411 tweets

Jun 27, 2017

RT @jaketapper: .@SarahPalinUSA suing @nytimes for editorial suggesting she incited Loughner attack on Gabby Giffords -- https://t.co/xwJqNECW4H

Jun 27, 2017

@SonnyBunch I spent 6 years sleeping in the mud while serving my country. Now, the most rustic I go is basic cable in my hotel room.

Jun 27, 2017

The missus & kid are coming home today from visiting my in-laws. So no more wearing my bathing suit as underwear! (I didn't do laundry.)

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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