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

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Biography

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 ...

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.