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 — 3,521 followers, 27,208 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

Legacy Stadium bathed in red for the #KatyTigers 30-0 drubbing tonight of crosstown rival #CincoRanch. @Katyfootball #FridayNightLights https://t.co/Tgg0pcy0jD

Sep 22, 2017

@swin24 Remember back when everyone was talking about Valerie Plame's tweet about Jews starting wars? Now it's some dude cracking on Mel Broooks

Sep 22, 2017

Before this, "Twig" Branch was the aircraft carrier captain in "Carrier," the excellent PBS documentary series  https://twitter.com/usninews/status/911377827890712576 

Sep 22, 2017

Anti-Catholic vandals decapitated & splashed red paint on a statue of St Junipero Serra at a church in LA. https://t.co/Qm8wI61bxx

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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