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Bob Niedt is an award-winning journalist who lives in Northern Virginia. Niedt has worked for online and print news organizations as a longtime writer and editor in the Washington, D.C., area as well as New York and Michigan. Niedt's journalism career includes covering breaking and in-depth financial and business news as well as entertainment, media and sports news. Niedt has also been an adjunct professor of print, online and visual journalism at Syracuse University and Ithaca College.
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