West Coast Video Correspondent for @qz, based in Los Angeles.
@nytimes alum. Drone pilot, kayaker. Follow me on Instagram @olsentropy.
Erik Olsen is the West Coast Video Correspondent for Quartz. He shoots, writes, edits and narrates video stories about interesting stuff...but mostly about science.
Before Quartz. he spent over a decade at The New York Times, including two years at the Times Sr. Video Journalist in Europe, station in Berlin.
He's an avid photographer, writer, scuba diver and drone pilot. He lives in Los Angeles.
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What was your first job as a journalist?
Intern for the Seattle Weekly
How is social media changing news?
Massive aggregation and presentation of news by niche audiences.
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