January 2008: "Kim Severson joined the New York Times in 2004. She writes about food and cultural trends. Skip to next paragraph Previously, she was a food writer and editor at the San Francisco Chronicle. At the San Francisco Chronicle, she won national awards for news and feature writing, including the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism for her work on childhood obesity in 2002. Her first cookbook, "The New Alaska Cookbook," was published in 2001. Her second book, "The Trans Fat Solution: Cooking and Shopping to Eliminate the Deadliest Fat from Your Diet," was published by Ten Speed Press in 2003. She lives in Brooklyn.
Her first jobs in journalism included covering school boards in Oregon and the police in Tacoma, Wash., She spent seven years at the Anchorage Daily News in Alaska, covering social issues, editing arts and entertainment stories and, eventually, serving as an assistant city editor. She was also the restaurant critic."http://www.nytimes.com/ref/dining/severson-bio.html
January 2008: Journalist.
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) Anchorage Daily News Source Jan 16, 2008 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) New York Times Source Oct 14, 2012 Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) San Francisco Chronicle Source Jan 16, 2008
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QUOTE: The program, started 11 years ago by the Southern Poverty Law Center and now in more than 2,500 schools, was intended as a way to break up cliques and prevent bullying. But this year, the American Family Association, a conservative evangelical group, has called the project “a nationwide push to promote the homosexual lifestyle in public schools”...
New York Times Feb 28, 2012 Virginia Senate Passes Ultrasound Bill as Other States Take Notice
QUOTE: Changing course after an unwelcome national uproar, the Virginia Senate adopted a revised bill on Tuesday that still requires doctors to perform an ultrasound on women before they have an abortion, but also says that women cannot be forced to have an invasive vaginal ultrasound....The Senate vote came after a bitter debate in which Democrats pleaded with the body not to adopt a bill that they said remained — even with the changes — demeaning to women and insulting to doctors.
New York Times Apr 15, 2011 Immigrants Are Subject of Tough Bill in Georgia
QUOTE: Because much of the debate centered on people from Mexico and Latin American countries, some Hispanics in the state said the bill would open the door to more harassment and discrimination. “The targeting of people of color is already happening.”
New York Times Jan 10, 2008 Food Allergies Stir a Mother to Action
QUOTE: [Robyn O'Brien] wonders if it’s only a matter of time before Big Food tries to stop her from exposing what she sees as a profit-driven global conspiracy whose collateral damage is an alarming increase in childhood food allergies.
New York Times Dec 02, 2007 Effort to Limit Junk Food in Schools Faces Hurdles
QUOTE: Federal lawmakers are considering the broadest effort ever to limit what children eat: a national ban on selling candy, sugary soda and salty, fatty food in school snack bars, vending machines and cafeteria lines.
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