Brooklyn, NYC. Social media pro. Journalist. Editor. Mentor. Teacher. Previously: Senior Social Media Manager @chicagotribune.  guy. BIG 80s fan. Photographer.

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Scott Kleinberg is Social Media Editor at the Chicago Tribune. Scott holds a master’s degree in journalism and communications and has more than 20 years of professional experience as a reporter and editor. Scott oversees social media for the entire Chicago Tribune newsroom and it's more than 500 ...

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@scottkleinberg — 14,204 followers, 51,788 tweets

Nov 18, 2017

This story will make you mad. And it should. Because there are a lot of people to blame.  https://twitter.com/nytimes/status/931908126630170627 

Nov 18, 2017

Social media 101: ALWAYS anticipate the response. As you can see from the comments, this is a failure.  https://twitter.com/ivankatrumphq/status/931303381464965122 

Nov 17, 2017

Ahh Fridays on Twitter. Trending hashtag: #AddATurkeyToAFilm • The Dark Meat Knight • The Silence of the Yams • The Lord of the Wings • Three Men and a Turkey

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What was your first job as a journalist?

If paper boy counts, then that. If not, I was a reporter for the Tri-Town News in Jackson, N.J. - I started when I was 16.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Oh yes. In fact, it's how I learned to type almost 100 words a minute, give or take 20.

How is social media changing news?

Finding sources, gathering photos, telling stories - we're doing it in new and innovative ways. I love the changes.

Associated Press: Best use of social media by an individual

2015 - social media
First place, best use of social media. My portfolio as judged by the Associated Press.