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Zachary Michael Jack

Freelance Writer and Columnist — Freelance
Covers:  Zachary Michael Jack covers a range of topics with a concentration in politics, geo-demographics, arts and culture, higher education, media and journalism, history, leadership/business, and sports.
Doesn't Cover: Jack refuses all fashion, gossip, or tabloid pitches.
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A veteran writer of fair-minded news and political commentary, analysis, and opinion, Zachary Michael Jack writes for print and online publications across the nation. Jack's far-reaching columns and commentaries have appeared recently in the San Francisco Chronicle, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Contributing pieces to my university newspaper, *The Daily* followed by a job as a reporter job at a Midwestern weekly.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I can proudly say I once passed a class in "Keyboarding"

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Understanding human nature, practicing fair-mindedness and independence, treating carefully the power of the media to help or hinder.