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New Kid on the Beat: Stephanie Green

What’s tougher than being the new kid on the block? How about being a new journo on the beat?

That’s why FBDC is offering fresh-to-the-scene journos a chance to crash network in “New Kid on the Beat.” Each week we’ll streamline the ‘meet and greet’ process for a DC media newbie by introducing them to our readers.

Stephanie Green, The Washington Times

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Beat: Style Reporter covering the First Lady, Fashion, and Special Events

Start Date: December 2008

Hometown: Jacksonville, FL

Career Highlights: Former market editor to Capitol File Magazine and style reporter for The Alexandria Times

First entree into journalism: Editor of high school newsletter

First entree into world of style: Fashion model in teens, New York and Europe

Favorite First Lady and why: Dolley Madison. She was the original Washingtonienne… sexy, funny, and a hostess par excellence.

Dream Interviews: Anne Boleyn, Louis XIV, Benjamin Franklin, Edgar Degas

Something that my colleagues wouldn’t know is: Geneaology is a hobby of mine. I have discovered all my ancestors who bravely fought in the American Revolution. I have a maniac obsession with early American history.

Favorite Carbonated Beverage: San Pellegrino

Industry Idols: Anna Wintour, Helen Thomas, Veronica Guerin

Know a freshman or transplant journo who deserves a career kick start? Submit their contact info and position and we’ll handle the rest. Think of us as your digital welcome wagon.

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