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Attended University of Alabama at Birmingham
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My new book, Birmingham Foot Soldiers, is now available for pre-order from The History Press!

https://historypress.net/catalogue/bookstore/books/Birmingham-Foot-Soldiers/9781626192201
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'Some of the land proposed for the quarry’s holding ponds  contain the unmarked graves of slaves and other(s)...http://weldbham.com/blog/2013/08/28/a-big-hole-in-the-heart-of-vincent/
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What makes people kill in Birmingham? Weldbham.com
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Here's why you need to come to the Weld Film Series, a small cinematic incentive by Weld's David Garrett: Weld For Birmingham Film Series
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Just learned that Tommy Langston, who shot what might be the Birmingham Post-Herald's most famous photo - while being attacked by Klansmen -  has died. A hero to many: http://weldbham.com/blog/2012/11/21/a-quiet-unassuming-hero/
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The Sept/Oct issue of The History Channel Club Magazine features my story on the Children's Crusade in 1963 Birmingham:

http://www.thehistorychannelclub.com/articles/articletype/articleview/articleid/1845/alabamas-childrens-crusade
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The Weld Film Series continues this week with a classic: http://youtu.be/-z462caw5aQ
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How many unknown King interviews can there be? How many can you listen to uncut and unedited in 7 minutes? http://weldbham.com/blog/2013/05/01/exclusive-interview-with-an-icon/
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I help you tell your story.
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  • NickPattersonFreelanceCommunications
    Free Agent, present
  • Birmingham Museum of Art
    Director of Communications, present
  • Southern Living Magazine
    Associate Editor, 2000 - 2009
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Media Specialist, 1999 - 2000
  • Birmingham Post-Herald
    Reporter/Columnist, 1982 - 1999
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Good thing builder.
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I'm a professional reporter, writer, editor, teacher, storyteller. A multimedia communicator bridging old media and new. A free agent ready for action, whether you need a hired word-slinger, writing instruction, or PR/media relations/branding consultation. Learn more at www.nickpattersonfreelance.com.
                 

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Newspaper survivor. Magazine veteran. New media explorer.
Education
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
    writing, 1979 - 1983
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