I recently took part in a Q&A for Erica Moss, a fellow journalist turned digital marketer that I “met” on Twitter. It was a mutual fascination with reality television that first got us chatting. Outside of her professional work, Erica runs a blog that includes a series of posts featuring various digital people.
Want to know the “real” me? Check out my answers to Erica’s 10 questions.
You trained as a TV and radio reporter in the U.S. Air Force, and then later earned your master’s degree at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. What is it that appeals to you about this particular field, and how do you see it evolving over the next five to 10 years?
I’ve always been fascinated by backstories, be it the history of a product or the life of a celebrity. Whenever I meet a person, I have to force myself to keep from turning a casual conversation into an interrogation — I’m never satisfied with superficial knowledge. My interest in reporting came out of this thirst for knowledge. With each new nugget of information I acquire, I immediately want to share it with anybody willing to pay attention.
Continue reading on Erica Moss’s website.