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Shelly Conlon

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Waco, TX
Education Reporter — Waco Tribune-Herald‎

Texas-born, Texas-bred. @WacoTrib K-12 education reporter. Former @WaxahachieNews ME & @callerdotcom intern. @UTAShorthorn alumna. Wife. RTs≠ endorsements.

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Biography

I cover the ins and outs of how educators and lawmakers invest in your child's future on a local level for the Waco Tribune-Herald. Follow me for the latest news about Waco ISD, McLennan County's largest school district, and stories from the county's other 19 public school districts, charter scho...

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@ShellyWacoTrib — 1,656 followers, 21,910 tweets

Aug 16, 2017

RT @AP: The Latest: President Trump ends pair of White House advisory councils staffed with corporate chief executives.  http://apne.ws/c4SKQ3n 

Aug 16, 2017

RT @APSouthRegion: SpaceX Dragon delivers 3 tons of cargo -- mostly for research -- to the International Space Station.  http://apne.ws/n59EKhQ 

Aug 16, 2017

RT @AP_Politics: That dossier alleging ties between Trump and Russia? The guy who produced it will speak with Senate investigators.  http://apne.ws/Nfoq3aR 

Aug 16, 2017

RT @wacotrib: Crowd protesting the Aug. 1 #Waco police shooting last night: “You are not going to silence this family’s pain.”  http://bit.ly/2w2OADI 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Outside of high school, I was an intern at my local community paper before my senior year.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes

How is social media changing news?

The news cycle is now 24/7 on any platform, which can sometimes put an extra focus on feeding the beast rather than quality reporting.