Boston Globe business reporter Janelle Nanos spoke with FoodTank.com about her career and her interest in covering the food waste issue.
Here is an excerpt:
Food Tank (FT): What originally inspired you to get involved in your work?
Janelle Nanos (JN): I always loved reading and writing as a kid, and ultimately felt compelled to find ways to share people’s stories with the world.
FT: What makes you continue to want to be involved in this kind of work?
JN: Journalism is more important than ever these days, and working alongside a team of people who love the craft as much as I do makes it easy to come to the office each day.
FT: Who inspired you as a kid?
JN: Looking back, my career path seems obvious when I consider that I was doing book reports on Nellie Bly. I was also transfixed with a woman who came to my school as a professional storyteller. She was telling fables, but I think my quest was always to find a way to tell stories every day as a grown up.
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