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Roberto Scalese

Revere, MA
Digital Content Director — The Daily Item
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@BertoScalese — 1,311 followers, 6,909 tweets

Sep 25, 2017

@GlobeChadFinn @RedsArmy_Chuck Definitely good all the way through and worth watching, but you do miss Escobar.

Sep 25, 2017

Looking forward to the oncoming coding jokes, which I'll laugh at but not understand. 

Sep 25, 2017

RT @jnsanchez: Bob Costas NAILED this. Patriotism comes in many forms, but it's been conflated w/ bumper sticker flag waving & "mi…

Sep 25, 2017

This is a fantastic article about leadership that is applicable to newsroom everywhere. Give it to your editors! 

Sep 25, 2017

@NikDeCostaKlipa It seems like they meant "bump off" in the mafia movie sense. Like they were joking around. Hard to tell without the audio or transcript

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a reporter in Wilmington, Mass. Nothing ever happened there, so I always included all raccoon-related calls in the weekly police log.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yeah, though not professionally. I was on a typewriter through high school. I think about getting one now, but that would be obnoxious.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

It's hard not to love Michael Keaton as Henry Hacket in The Paper. Or pretty much any other character from The Paper.