freelance writer, fiction writer, music lover, book lover, gardener

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I am a correspondent for The Boston Globe newspaper, a free-lance writer, and a fiction writer. As a writer for New England’s largest daily newspaper since 2001, I have published news stories, features, columns, and reviews, a total of approximately 1,500 full story Globe bylines.
I am a husband...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Lifestyle columnist for a local weekly.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I use it to hold the books I pile on top of it.

How is social media changing news?

Just go to FB or twitter and get "man (or woman) on the street" voice of the people quotes. They're generally better than what you see on TV.