Jim Ewing on Muck Rack

Jim Ewing

Jackson, Miss.
Covers:  eco, environment, farming, food, organic, mind body spirit, agriculture
Doesn't Cover: rocket, science

Writer, Author (Redefining Manhood, Conscious #Food: #Sustainable Growing, Spiritual Eating), former #organic #farmer, #SSARE AC, also @EdiblePrayers

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Jim Ewing is an award-winning journalist, editor and author.

He is the Outreach Coordinator for the Gulf States Region with the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), a nonprofit offering assistance for sustainable living — farming, energy, and information — to reduce poverty, promote...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked for a semi-weekly in 1977 in TN: writing stories, taking photos, selling ads, stuffing inserts, helping with the press...

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. And carbon paper! I also laid out stories by hand with hot wax and an Exacto blade. And they had hot type, too, when I started.

How is social media changing news?

It's changing the face of journalism, from the print that I grew up with to the digital format: instantaneously engaging news readers.