Peggy Sijswerda, adventurer, truth seeker, writer, author: Happy trails.

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Peggy Sijswerda, MFA, is the editor and publisher of two regional magazines, Tidewater Women and Tidewater Family, each with a monthly circulation of 20,000.

She has written about travel for 25 years, and her work has appeared in Atlas Obscura, National Geographic, Robb Report, Costco Connectio...

What was your first job as a journalist?

I worked in PR for a property management company: wrote stories, sent press releases, and designed a newsletter.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes and lots of correction fluid.

How is social media changing news?

It puts more eyes on the story but can't be relied on for veracity and balance.