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Patrick Kerkstra

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Philadelphia
Managing Editor of Digital Content — Philadelphia Daily News, Philadelphia Inquirer
Covers:  urbanism, urban affairs, politics, philadelphia, local government, redevelopment, state government, tax policy

Managing editor of digital content for @phillydotcom, @phillyinquirer and @phillydailynews. Former @Phillymag EIC.

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@pkerkstra — 6,427 followers, 7,450 tweets

RT @Elaijuh: 🚨🚨🚨 PA gerrymandering case: Commonwealth Court judge recommends upholding the congressional map. Now goes to state…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/946840183512752129 
These weren’t warning signs. These were Times Square billboards. And yet institution after institution enabled him. More vital accountability journalism from @PhillyInquirer & @TriciaNadolny. https://t.co/dcf7qYivDA
RT @TriciaNadolny: This woman told me that when she was 17 she had a sexual relationship with a coach-- who now is chairman of the PA…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/943862810525798400 
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Only ironically.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Hard to top Murphy Brown.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Intelligently and by e-mail.

Awards

Weiss Award for Investigative Journalism

2012 - Investigative Journalism in the Philadelphia Region

Headline of the Year - Geek Awards

2012
"Headline of the Year is a journalism award that honors awesome achievement in covering stories in the local geek scene."