Your bio, or "About Me" page for your website

Struggling with how to craft your bio for the personal website you'll be building on Wordpress later this semester?

Check out these journalists' bios -- some that lace the narrative with bits of humor -- for inspiration:

Matt Wuerker , an editorial cartoonist for Politico

Gene Weingarten, a humor columnist for The Washington Post (see bio at right of page)

Gwen Ifill of PBS 

David Simon, a UMD alum and former Diamondback editor and Baltimore Sun reporter; now an author and television writer

Connie Chung, a UMD alum and broadcast journalist

Peter Baker, a White House correspondent for The New York Times

And, just for the heck of it, here's a thumbnail bio on comedian, writer and musician Steve Martin. I like the "fast facts" below the paragraph summary...

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