Zachary Crockett on Muck Rack

Zachary Crockett

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San Francisco
Reporter — Vox
Covers:  weird, economics, economics, homelessness, travel, culture, inventions, gadgets

Writer (@voxdotcom, @longreads, @time, @gizmodo). Musician, mountain lover. zachariah.crockett@gmail.com

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Biography

Zachary is a writer for Priceonomics, and covers off-kilter sub-cultures, innovators, and communities. His work has been picked up by The New York Times, TechCrunch, Gizmodo, and Forbes.

He also spent a year chronicling rural artisans in South America, and is currently working on a collection of...

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@zzcrockett — 2,233 followers, 668 tweets

And on the eighth day, the smartphone said: "💩"
Incredible visual/interactive work by @alv9n. Attendance zones should, in theory, reduce segregation in schools — but in many cases, they don’t. https://t.co/stx1G7n4dN
Back in 2002, Will Vinton's boutique animation studio was pillaged by billionaire Phil Knight, who promptly put his son (then an aspiring rapper) on the board of directors. Here's my story. https://t.co/jNPWaPQdMd
Back in 2002, Will Vinton's boutique animation studio was pillaged by billionaire Phil Knight, who promptly put his son (then an aspiring rapper) on the board of directors. Today, that company is @LAIKAStudios. Here's my story. https://t.co/jNPWaPQdMd
@sarahkliff Try Deborah Briggs, who is Chair of the Board of Directors at the Global Alliance for Rabies Control. She was an incredible resource when I got bit by a rabid dog in South America: djbriggs2004[at]yahoo[dot]com
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How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Anecdotally.

What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

I spent an afternoon with inventor Alan Adler, going through boxes of his old prototypes. It was magical.