About Kristen Wolfenden

Posts by Kristen Wolfenden:

It gets easier, really.

My first interview for a story was as nerve-wracking as I imagined. Asking questions to a complete stranger; praying I would get the answers that I was looking for, and hoping I wouldn’t say something that might offend them.  It was a story on food outlets being prosecuted for not following food safety regulations so(…)


It usually goes one or two ways when my career response to people is to be a newspaper journalist; “That’s awesome. Good job.” Or, “Why? Newspapers aren’t even going to be around in the future.” The second response, to no surprise, always leads to a heated discussion. Regardless of what the future brings, and contrary(…)