- Position:Senior Reporter
- Biography:Jim Johnson has been a reporter with Waste & Recycling News since 1997. Prior to that he was a reporter and editor at newspapers in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and Delaware.
What I’d be if I wasn't a journalist:
an entrepreneur making and selling something.
Secret to life, in 10 words or less:
If I knew that, I wouldn't be working at WRN.
Lesson I wish I learned earlier:
Some of the greatest things in life are not considered cool.
Last meal on earth:
What I’d consider rescuing in a fire:
Family, then family pictures.
Weird geneological fact:
Shocked to recently learn an ancestor was a U.S. Senator. He was expelled for supporting the Confederacy during the Civil War.
My first car:
Childhood story I’ll never live down:
I had two imaginary friends, Ghosty and Slimmy, who would take the fall when needed. And they were needed often.
Movie everyone should see before they die:
To Kill a Mockingbird
Surprising thing on my bucket list:
Learn how to play the violin.
- Address:1155 Gratiot Ave.
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