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Jason Whong

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Maryland, USA

I keep @MDDailyRecord fresh and geek the news tech for @BridgeTowerMed. Alum of @stargazette, @pressconnects; Grad @ICParkSchool. Photo, Mac nerd. RT≠agree. 미국.

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Biography

Jason Whong has worked in daily news environments since 2004. He has been a clerk, a photographer, a reporter and a digital editor. He has also written freelance articles for technology publications since 2001.

Currently: Digital Editor at The Daily Record.

As seen in the Star-Gazette (Elmira, N....

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@jbwhong — 1,744 followers, 9,734 tweets

@vidioteic I had help filling the bags, yes. But nobody else could fit in the SUV once I put all the bags into it.
I don't always do my yard work after the last #HoCoMd. yard trim collection. But when I do, I take it to the wood waste area at Alpha Ridge landfill. https://t.co/x21fTvOOvq
RT @MDDailyRecord: If the government shuts down, the MARC train will still run a normal schedule, at first. But changes may be coming… https://t.co/IDK9bopNYH
It's a snow day in #HoCoMd. Also: one thing print newspapers still have going for them is you can drive over them and they won't shatter. 📰📰🚗😉 #journalism https://t.co/y4XVtWpIB5
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Not counting freelance work, I started as a clerk.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

Do you need my opinion on this?

Awards

John Jay / H.F. Guggenheim Reporting Fellowship

2014 - Criminal Justice Reporting
Selected based on merit and on a reporting proposal to attend the Ninth Annual Harry Frank Guggenheim Symposium on Crime in America in February 2014 at CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, by the college's Center on Media, Crime and Justice.

Best of Gannett competition: second place

2012 - Watchdog Journalisim
For systematically chronicling a long history of failure to monitor safety and fire alarm issues at Elmira's First Arena for the Star-Gazette.