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Scott Blanchard

As seen in: York Daily Record
Covers:  narrative writing, long-form features, investigative reporting, general news, local government, local politics, open government, open records, trauma journalism

Enterprise editor @ydrcom. '13 Ochberg Fellow. Fan of journalism with context. // The main thing is not to hurry. Nothing good gets away. (John Steinbeck)

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I lead enterprise and investigative reporting at the York (Pa.) Daily Record/Sunday News. My goal is to help produce thoughtful, contextual journalism that doesn't scream at you, but rather invites you in and offers you something you might not have known.

I was a 2013 Ochberg Fellow at the Dart ...

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@scott_blanchard — 1,334 followers, 4,826 tweets

Feb 25, 2017

RT @k8penn: Tornado warning lifted for York County, but still some severe storms on the way. Stay inside, stay safe.

Feb 25, 2017

(2) That storm is moving into Lancaster County, but there is another behind it w/60 mph wind & hail, 30-45 min away from York. @ydrcom

Feb 25, 2017

(1) From Accuweather via @gragoYDR : No confirmed touch-down of tornado in York County; it was a "radar indicated" tornado.

Feb 24, 2017

RT @megreenwell: heads up writers, this bit from the @pamelacolloff profile is some of the best writing advice you'll ever get.…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Sports writer at the Harrisonburg (Va.) Daily News-Record.

Have you ever used a typewriter?


What does it mean to be a journalist?

You have an opportunity and a responsibility to do independent, thoughtful journalism that offers insight and enrichment to your community.


Mimi Award -- honorable mention

2013 - Editing/leadership
Named in memory of Providence Journal editor Mimi Burkhardt, The Mimi Award, presented by the Ochberg Society for Trauma Journalism, recognizes editors who demonstrate the highest attention to ethics and compassion in telling the stories of victims.