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Patrick Kerkstra

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… 
These weren’t warning signs. These were Times Square billboards. And yet institution after institution enabled him. More vital accountability journalism from @PhillyInquirer & @TriciaNadolny.
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… 
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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.


Weiss Award for Investigative Journalism

2012 - Investigative Journalism in the Philadelphia Region

Headline of the Year - Geek Awards

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