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Arren Kimbel-Sannit

Arren Kimbel-Sannit is an Arizona-bred journalist who has covered politics, policy and power building at every level of government. Before getting his dose of northern exposure, Arren worked as a reporter in all manner of Arizona newsrooms, for the Dallas Morning News and for POLITICO in Washington, D.C. He has a special interest in how land-use decisions affect working-class people, which he displayed through reporting on the epidemic of pedestrian deaths in the U.S. for the Los Angeles Times and PBS Newshour. He’s also covered housing, agriculture, the presidency and more.

My Latest Articles

Understand the new NAFTA goals, then localize them for your readers. ("Ships on the Galveston Harbour" by "Marcus" via Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0)

Localizing the New NAFTA Goals

The office of the U.S. Trade Representative released a 17-page document in July outlining the Trump administration’s goals for renegotiations of NAFTA, the North American Free Trade Agreement. During election season, candidate

Urbanism: Business Journalist’s Briefing

Until recently, the growth of American cities was largely a suburban story. It developed in response to urban afflictions at the turn of the last century and was compounded by government policy and

A recently discovered Jackson Pollack will be auctions in Scottsdale, AZ. (Image by "Dun.can" via Flickr, CC BY 2.0)

The Business of Art: How to Cover Local Auctions

Shock swept the art world last month when a 1982 painting by late graffiti artist and neo-expressionist Jean-Michel Basquiat sold at Sotheby’s for $110.5 million. It was the highest price ever

Reporter’s Briefing: Explaining Blockchain

It’s been said that the companies driving innovation and forging new trails in the tech world are not run by idealistic Stanford dropouts. The true digital pioneers are in the porn business.

The 2018 proposed budget, released Tuesday, is ripe with story ideas for business reporters. (Budgetary photo courtesy of http://costculator.com/)

2018 Federal Budget Story Angles

The Office of Management and Budget released President Donald Trump’s full budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 Tuesday morning. It fleshed out ideas and priorities mentioned in the so-called “skinny

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