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Reporter Natalie Pate. Photographed at the Statesman Journal in downtown Salem, Oregon on March 8, 2016.

NAME: Natalie Pate

LOCATION: Salem, Oregon

OCCUPATION: Journalist

EDUCATION: Bachelor of Arts from Willamette University, Politics and French and Francophone Studies. Vocal and academic scholar.

INTERESTS: Human rights, fiction writing, performance arts, traveling, politics, dogs, elephants, food, health …

Natalie is the education reporter for the Statesman Journal, a daily newspaper in Salem, Oregon.

She was born and raised in Colorado and made her way to Oregon to attend Willamette University. She lived briefly in Washington, D.C. working for Amnesty International USA, but returned to the Pacific Northwest shortly after.

She works as a journalist by day and dance teacher by night. But Natalie wears many hats as a performer, traveler, and fiction writer, among other things. She is in the process of publishing her dystopian novel, “Choice,” about a man in solitary confinement for alleged murder.

Natalie has had stories and essays published with such publications as USA Today, Associated Press and Ozy.

On her site, you can find her journalistic stories as well as academic writings, personal essays and more.

For more information on Natalie, visit http://www.about.me/natalie_pate, like her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nataliepatejournalist, or follow her on Twitter (@Nataliempate).

Her reporting with the Statesman Journal can also be found at www.StatesmanJournal.com.

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