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Tyler Kingkade

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New York, NY
National Reporter — BuzzFeed
Covers:  activism, sexual assault, violence against women, online harassment, sexual harassment, sexual violence, higher education
Doesn't Cover: parents, ed tech, textbooks, student debt, higher education policy, education policy,

National Reporter and Fire Warden for @BuzzFeedNews. Iowa native. tyler.kingkade@buzzfeed.com

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Biography

National Reporter at BuzzFeed News. I cover sexual violence and harassment.

Former Senior Editor at The Huffington Post. Previously worked for the National Journal, KCCI TV-8 (CBS affiliate in Iowa), the Iowa Independent and The American Independent. I studied at Georgetown University through Th...

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@tylerkingkade — 8,953 followers, 22,194 tweets

.@jtes reported from my homestate about an interesting split in one family -- a teen who wants to be a politician and her dad who won't vote for her  https://www.buzzfeed.com/jtes/shes-17-and-wants-to-be-a-politician-her-dad-says-he-wont?utm_term=.jnpR3Nv8Z 
"Colleges have no rational reason to comply with a statute that cannot be enforced by litigation and will not be enforced by the federal government."  https://www.chronicle.com/article/Let-Ferpa-Be-Ferpa/242232  https://t.co/7VVqHbR35e
haven’t seen this band since 2006 and somehow I’m old enough to say that now https://t.co/688YfzETyu
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Depends on how far back you want to go -- I was editor-in-chief of my high school newspaper and took photos for the yearbook.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes I have, my parents had one.

How is social media changing news?

Social media makes things more fast paced, news breaks and spreads quicker. It also allows for more crowd sourcing and a wider audience.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2011 - 1st Place Winner of Society of Professional Journalists' Mark of Excellence Award
Region 7 (2010) Regional first place from the Society of Professional Journalists college media awards for best online feature writing.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2011 - Online Feature Reporting
National Finalist of Society of Professional Journalists' Mark of Excellence Awards (2010) for student media.