@TB_Times Journalist. Past @womenjournos veep. @HeelsDownMag Media Director & podcast host. Equestrian. Egg donor. ❤ @AlexMahadevan. Tips? jgriffin@tampabay.com

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I'm a reporter specializing in business and breaking news coverage in Florida. I currently work for the Tampa Bay Times.

Previously I covered business news for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, the South Florida Sun Sentinel and for the Orlando Business Journal. I also worked as a crime beat report...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

In high school, I relaunched the long-dead student newspaper. Prior to starting J-school, I wrote reviews and band interviews for music mags.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Not for work.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

Associated Press Media Editors Journalism Excellence Award

2015 - Innovator of the Year
Unravel.us was named one of three finalists (in a category with no winner) for the Innovator of the Year Award by APME.

Gatehouse Media Awards

2015 - Innovative Project of the Year
Unravel.us won first place in the Innovative Project of the Year category by Gatehouse Media Awards for 2015.