Mike Marcotte’s Social Network

Mike Marcotte’s Social Network

The executive producer of KSTP-TV's 9 a.m. Minnesota Live talks Twitter.

Mike Marcotte 

@mike_marcotte (Twitter)

Executive producer of KSTP-TV’s Minnesota Live 

A Guinness World Records adjudicator in his spare time, Marcotte’s penchant for dispensing helpful hints is on full display on his blog, givemethemike.com. Marcotte tweets a mix of local hints and behind-the-camera tidbits. Here’s who he follows: 

@cegertKSTP Chris Egert is out of bed before most of us, so I wake up to his local, national, and world headlines. Plus, you get some fun banter between Chris and [meteorologist] Ken Barlow.

@CathyWurzer The host of Morning Edition for Minnesota Public Radio is another early riser. Cathy keeps me in tune with what’s going on the North Shore. A good dose of weather geeking, too.

@NYT_first_said Labeled “New New York Times,” this Twitter account posts words that appear for the first time in the New York Times. Pair that with another Twitter account, @NYT_said_where, which gives the words’ context and definition.

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