@IndyStar writer, storyteller. Guy who moved his family to Near Eastside. UK. @TB_Times alum. Mistrustful of those who overuse exclamation marks.

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With The Indianapolis Star since 2004, King has specializes in narrative projects and profiles. He was in Charlottesville during the violence of the white nationalist demonstrations working on a profile of one of the movement's leaders. He's written a book-length story on the youngest women sente...

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RT @indystartony: Senate panel kills cold beer bill while Sunday alcohol sales gains momentum  http://indy.st/2mHQumt  via @RbtKing
Mixed results today for alcohol law reformers in Indiana. Sunday sales advanced in House. Cold beer was likely killed in the Senate.
Cold beer bill fails 9-1 after rapid fire voting at the end.
Sen. Lonnie Randolph, after lengthy explanation, votes against cold beer expansion. Now 2-1 against.
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

As a kid. To play with.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

In the real world, an iPhone, a tape recorder and a curious mind. In the virtual world, all manner of social media, google, lexis, excel.

Why did you become a journalist?

Because my parents, grandparents and people where I grew up were storytellers. They gave me the bug to do it too.

Indiana Society of Professional Journalists

2016 - Indiana Feature Writing, First Place

Indiana Associated Press Media Editors

2016 - Best Feature Writing, First Place