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Russell Hixson

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Stillwater, OK
Crime and Courts Reporter, Stillwater NewsPress
Covers:  courts, crime, and, higher education, fire departments, general assignment
Doesn't Cover: sports

Reporter at Stillwater NewsPress

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Biography

Born and raised in Vancouver, went to university in Arkansas, cover crime and courts in Stillwater, Okla.

I write about drugs, murder, assault, wrecks, fire, quirky people and whatever else needs to be done.

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@RussellHixson — 68 followers, 383 tweets

Jun 06, 2013

RT @StwNewsPress: The NewsPress wants to interview veterans for stories in an upcoming edition. Send us names of vets who would like to be …

May 24, 2013

RT @johnwbartley: Just finished spot on 93.7 about to go on 105.5 for radiothon to raise $ for Red Cross & tornado relief.

May 13, 2013

RT @BenAllenKOSU: OU President David Boren compensation valueed >600k in FY 2012, 47th in nation. #OKState President Burns Hargis 367k, 147…

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Of course! I own one.

How is social media changing news?

Nothing is done in a corner anymore. I think it has given the world a collective, crowdsourced eye to gaze upon the day's events.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

It is being a professional citizen. Asking, searching, showing, investigating and highlighting all things in a community.