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Zack Seward
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Attended Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
Lives in Philadelphia, PA
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This is how the innovation economy in New York works: slowly, state-backed.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) was in Rochester Wednesday for a progress report on a high-tech project the state helped fund.
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National media pile-on continues. Here's NYT's take for all you misguided "whither Rochester," hand-wringing, Rust Belt fetishists out there.
With the company’s stock price low and talk of bankruptcy inescapable, Rochester, N.Y., ponders life after the fall of a mainstay.
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"Hand-wringing Rust Belt fetishists" = my new topline on my resume.
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Now doing this.
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so much social media !
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Tell me this is how radio works in upstate New York as well.
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Walking into the warehouse of Crazy Dog T-shirts is like walking into a weird library of pop culture references.
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Cuomo's gov 2.0: Doing it wrong?
Four months ago, Governor Andrew Cuomo launched a new website called CitizenConnects. He hailed the site as an "electronic town hall" that would
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Best analysis yet.
LENIN is said to have sneered that a capitalist will sell you the rope to hang him. The quote may be spurious, but it contains a grain of truth.
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Whining from Rochester and Syracuse may be justified.
Is $1 billion enough to turn around Buffalo’s 50 years of economic decline?
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The company's name was once synonymous with photography, but after years in decline, Kodak is shifting gears to focus on more profitable commercial printing operations — a plan that CEO Antonio Perez ...
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Introduction
I'm a journalist. I work for WHYY/NewsWorks.org. I report on innovation in and around Philadelphia. I cover business, tech, the life sciences, entrepreneurship, gov 2.0, you name it.

I'm originally from San Francisco. I have an incredible little family (wife, Effie; daughter, Oona). I like baseball. I like adventures.
Education
  • Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
    2009 - 2010
  • University of Chicago
    2002 - 2006
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Zachary R. Seward
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  • WHYY
    Innovations Reporter, 2012 - present
  • WXXI
    Multimedia Reporter, 2010 - 2012
  • PBS NewsHour
    2008 - 2009
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Philadelphia, PA
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Rochester, NY - New York, NY - Washington, DC - Arlington, VA - Kimberton, PA - Chicago, IL - Mill Valley, CA - San Francisco, CA
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