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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 — 6,361 followers, 7,437 tweets

Nov 17, 2017

RT @dgambacorta: All five chapters of Undercover Gangster are now available @phillydotcom. #truecrime #longreads

Nov 15, 2017

Fantastic accountability reporting on @CheyneyUniv from @PhillipsNancy & @ssnyderinq. The students & alumni of the nation's first HBCU deserve far better from Cheney's leadership and the state.

Nov 14, 2017

RT @dgambacorta: This is Part 2 of Undercover Gangster. A detective develops a portrait of a complicated suspect who is fighting inn…

Nov 13, 2017

Conservative commentator & @dailybruin alum @benshapiro is speaking at UCLA tonight. Good. He was controversial in '02 & he's controversial now, but glad to see this poison pill never came to pass.

Nov 13, 2017

Read this gripping story of @PPDJoeMurray's investigation of a murdering con man w/ a triple life, by @dgambacorta Illustrations by @AmyJunod.

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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."