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Patricia Borns

Fort Myers, Florida
Growth and Development Reporter — Fort Myers News-Press
Covers:  Economic and social disparity, immigration, criminal justice, children and families, mental health, housing and more, always with a regional and local angle.

Reports on social justice and services for @TheNewsPress + @USATODAYNETWORK. Volunteers @HispanolaHealth.

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I'm building a new beat in social justice and services for this USA Today Network outlet at the Everglades' edge.
Previously, as a Miami Herald intern in 2012, I covered healthcare in partnership with Kaiser Family Foundation; then social justice and healthcare in the rural surrounds of Vi...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Interning at the Miami Herald.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


How is social media changing news?

It is the news.