Reporter for hire. Former @npr Kroc fellow, @wsj, @indyweek, @ralpublicrecord & @columbiajourn. wehberry@gmail.com

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Biography

Started as ed reporter for Raleigh Public Record (http://raleighpublicrecord.org), during a school board battle over diversity which played out in the national spotlight. Broke the story (http://raleighpublicrecord.org/news/2012/06/13/poor-schools-getting-poorer-under-choice-plan/) which led a ne...

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@willhuntsberry — 782 followers, 1,978 tweets

@benmcneely @klgiven i like to interpret this comment in a very broad sense @benmcneely - Accent Equals Truth
Awww shucks... Thanks, @klgiven - Couldn't have done it without the best sports editor in public radio  https://twitter.com/klgiven/status/949635260484071426 
@jasonpontius Well hello kind sir... Having seen journos demolish a table of free food like wild animals, I must assume all the credit is gone... But if not I could use some!
Still unsure and amazed how I got this, but surely the moral of the story is that YOU should apply!  https://twitter.com/sgraslie/status/939244066402897920 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance reporter for a non-profit, online start up

Have you ever used a typewriter?

yes

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It makes it easier to find sources and interact with your audience.