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Tracy Wholf

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New York City
Producer, E:60 — ESPN
As seen in: ESPN, PBS
Covers:  ag & environment, international affairs, us domestic, arts and culture, education, immigration

A voracious consumer of news media as a producer for E:60 on @espn. An Ohioan at heart, but a New Yorker in mind. All opinions/retweets are personal.

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Biography

Emmy-nominated producer and correspondent for 'PBS NewsHour Weekend.' Formerly a producer and researcher for 'Dan Rather Reports.' And if you really wanted to go into past history, I started off as a lover of the arts and spent 8 years as a singer-dancer in New York City.

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@TWholf — 436 followers, 771 tweets

RT @OTLonESPN: "[USA Gymnastics'] biggest priority from the beginning, and still today, is their reuptuation, the medals they win, and the…
@MustaphaM_ You'll get to experience plenty in Michigan next season!
RT @CoryBooker: When ignorance and bigotry are allied with power, it’s a dangerous force in our country. To not stand up to this;… https://t.co/yYyHn9lVRe
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance blogger and I worked for free...Your time and talents are valuable - GET PAID as soon as possible.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. As an elementary school student I did use a typewriter. I even used one in college as a work study student for the dean.

How is social media changing news?

Social media drives news stories and topics. I think more "under-reported" stories are able to surface thanks to social media.

Awards

National Headliner Award

2014 - Broadcast of Cable Television Stations - Environmental Reporting
Won for "Hawaii GMO" - WNET/PBS NewsHour Weekend