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Ray Roa

Tampa, Fla.
Music Editor, Creative Loafing
Covers:  music, travel & leisure, tampa, art, fod, tampa bay, food, craft beers and microbreweries, spirits and distilleries, sports, recreation

Husband. Music Editor @cl_tampabay @cl_music. Past: @SubApologist @TB_Times @TBTsoundcheck @GasparillaMusic. Opines mine.

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Currently: Music Editor, Creative Loafing Tampa.
Former: Tampa Bay Times/TBT*, Suburban Apologist, Gasparilla Music Festival

College bylines and an obsession with music led to a highly educational run with 24-hour music website [Consequence Of Sound] (http://consequenceofsound.net) before a door ...

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Sep 25, 2017

Review: Zac Brown Band brings musical muscle, some philanthropy, and not much else to 19,000 fans at Tampa’s Mi...  http://ow.ly/zBX650efMEP 

Sep 25, 2017

Review: The Psychedelic Furs bring all the hits, plus Bash & Pop, to Clearwater's Capitol Theatre (w/photos + s...  http://ow.ly/8tLR50efj3s 

Sep 25, 2017

Photos: New World Brewery ends 22-year Ybor City run with an epic, rain-soaked Tampa music family reunion  http://ow.ly/HDY950efcbq 

Sep 25, 2017

Tonight in live music; WMNF's birthday show at Brew Bus, Art Blakey tribute at USF and more  http://ow.ly/qjYQ50ef7PL 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Editor for The Hawkeye at Hillsborough Community College

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Who hasn't?

How is social media changing news?

Inaccuracies. Vague Twitter messages.