Journalist. Writer. Community Member.
Natalie Pate is the education reporter for the Statesman Journal newspaper in Salem, Ore. In addition to her work as a journalist, Natalie is a published author and loves to spend her free time performing, traveling, hiking or cuddling her dog.
Her website includes some of her news articles and photography, as well as information on her latest book and the Salem Storytellers Project. Visitors can read Natalie’s FAQ to learn about her journalistic coverage and ethics.
Process & Ethics
Many do not interact with members of the news media on a regular basis. As a result, Natalie is asked frequently to speak on the process of reporting, writing and publishing news stories, as well as the ethics behind her work.