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Daniel J. Schneider

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Denver, CO
Online News and Projects Producer — The Denver Post
Covers:  crime, natural disasters, social media, breaking news, technology, history, pop culture, nerd culture
Doesn't Cover: business, federal government, finance, politics, sports, election 2012, local government, state government

Film photographer and journalist. Web developer and projects producer for @DenverPost. Bigtime nerd; into tech, science, nature and comic books.

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Biography

I am a documentary photographer and web developer-journalist based in Denver. My passions in life are making good pictures and seeing stories come together, whether a single image or a long-term investigative package, in accessible and innovative presentations online.

I grew up in Beaverton, a su...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Working as a freelance online news producer for The Denver Post. I did several other things while freelancing, but finally got on full time.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have, in fact. My first typing class used IBM Selectrics, and before that I typed short stories on my dad's old Smith-Corona "portable."

How is social media changing news?

It's rewriting many of the rules. As time goes on it becomes more than part of your reporting and simply becomes your reporting. I like this.

Awards

Pulitzer Prize

2013 - Breaking News
2013 Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News Reporting awarded to the Staff of The Denver Post for work reporting on the mass shooting at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater which left 12 dead and 58 more injured on July 20, 2012.