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Tony Elkins

Sarasota, FL
Director of Innovation, Gate House
Covers:  digital content, innovation, engagement, photographers, copy desk, design

Director of Innovation for GateHouse Media. Designer. Editor. Creator. Comanche/Kiowa. Hack mechanic. @telkinsjr on Insta.

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Biography

Assistant Managing Editor for Innovation and Engagement at the Herald-Tribune in Sarasota, FL. I have one of the best jobs in journalism. I get to create, break, develop and deploy new products and ideas with an amazing frequency - in print and digital. We may be small, but we think big.

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@telkinsjr — 613 followers, 4,733 tweets

Nov 15, 2017

@katiehawk @PennyRiordan1 for being the details person who helps make my team's insane ideas work in the real world.

Nov 15, 2017

@casskhaw Really started applying myself and learning more about journalism in mid-30s cause I didn't want to be "just a graphic designer." Now I'm the director of innovation for @GateHouse_Media at 42

Nov 10, 2017

RT @NYTnickc: Everyone applauding Louis CK "owning up" in apology: he did it because NYT report and women going on the record for…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter for college newspaper.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes

How is social media changing news?

Everyone can be a journalist with the flick of an opening screen.