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Sarah Scinto

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Covers:  events, city council, students, education, police, local interest stories, neighborhoods, non-profits, school boards

Police reporter for @citizensvoice, lead writer for @PittstonNews. Music junkie, Broadway lover, bibliophile, road-tripper.

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Biography

2013 Graduate of King's College, Penn. with a BA in Professional Writing and Mass Communications.
Interned for The Newtown Bee in Newtown, Conn. during summer 2012 and returned as a volunteer reporter in December 2012. Interned with The Citizen's Voice in Wilkes-Barre, Penn. and now working at Th...

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No, I wish I had!

How is social media changing news?

It is turning the news into a conversation. It encourages readers, listeners, and viewers to voice their thoughts in a public forum.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

We used #JeterFever while Derek Jeter was in Scranton, it may not be comedy gold but it was a really fun week!

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2012 - Radio
Best newscast to the 88.5 WRKC News at 5 team at 2012 region 1 conference in Stony Brook, New York.

Pennsylvania Associated Press Broadcasters Association Award

2012 - Radio Sound: Professional Category
Second place for "Things that Go Boom"