What’s tougher than being the new kid on the block? How about being a new journo on the beat?
That’s why FBDC is offering fresh-to-the-scene journos a chance to crash network in “New Kid on the Beat.” Each week we’ll streamline the ‘meet and greet’ process for a DC media newbie by introducing them to our readers.
Stephanie Green, The Washington Times
Beat: Style Reporter covering the First Lady, Fashion, and Special Events
Start Date: December 2008
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Career Highlights: Former market editor to Capitol File Magazine and style reporter for The Alexandria Times
First entree into journalism: Editor of high school newsletter
First entree into world of style: Fashion model in teens, New York and Europe
Favorite First Lady and why: Dolley Madison. She was the original Washingtonienne… sexy, funny, and a hostess par excellence.
Dream Interviews: Anne Boleyn, Louis XIV, Benjamin Franklin, Edgar Degas
Something that my colleagues wouldn’t know is: Geneaology is a hobby of mine. I have discovered all my ancestors who bravely fought in the American Revolution. I have a maniac obsession with early American history.
Favorite Carbonated Beverage: San Pellegrino
Industry Idols: Anna Wintour, Helen Thomas, Veronica Guerin
Know a freshman or transplant journo who deserves a career kick start? Submit their contact info and position and we’ll handle the rest. Think of us as your digital welcome wagon.