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Scott Schaefer

Burien, WA
Founder and Editor — The B-Town Blog
Covers:  seatac, white center, burien, normandy park, des moines wa

3-time National Emmy Award winning Writer (Bill Nye the Science Guy) with over 25 years' as a Writer, Director, Producer, Journalist & Social Media Guru...

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Director, Writer, Producer & Journalist from the Seattle, WA area. When not making films (my latest:, I publish community news on a network of six local blogs (

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What was your first job as a journalist?

At age 17 I became the youngest Sports Editor ever for the West Seattle Herald.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! And I miss the sound of an IBM Selectric ball banging away!

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

First off, it has to be relevant to our audience, which means it has to have something to do with the communities we cover...

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2010 - Best Hyperlocal Website
For the Northwest SPJ.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2011 - Best Hyperlocal Website
Second consecutive award from the NW SPJ.