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Ron Nixon

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Washington, D.C.
International Investigations Editor — Associated Press
Covers:  homeland security and emergency preparedness, law enforcement, counterterrorism, domestic terrorism, transportation security, public safety
Doesn't Cover: immigration, international terrorism, defense issues, energy, agriculture, transportation, postal service
International Investigations Editor @AP, former Homeland Security Correspondent @nytimes. Selling Apartheid (Pluto Press, 2016) @USMC vet.

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Ron Nixon is a Washington Correspondent for the New York Times who covers homeland security. I'm also the author of Selling Apartheid: South Africa's Global Propaganda War (Jacana Media, June 2015). http://tinyurl.com/jeqzhfo

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RT @laurettaland: proud to work with these three reporters. and i'm lucky to get to pick their brains on this important issue.  https://timesevents.nytimes.com/RaceInAm 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I started out as a sportswriter covering high school football.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

We had typewriters at my first newspaper.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Lou Grant