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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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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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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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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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275 people
Have him in circles
264 people
Tara Simms's profile photo
James de Mellow's profile photo
Jeremy Moule's profile photo
Bill Underwood's profile photo
Evan Scott's profile photo
N. Choudhary's profile photo
Ali Khimnei's profile photo
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Journalist
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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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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.
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  • Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism
    2009 - 2010
  • University of Chicago
    2002 - 2006
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Zachary R. Seward