Bobbi Bowman

Bobbi Bowman

Organization: McLean Patch

Title: Editor

Hometown: McLean, VA

First paying job: Reporter at The Washington Post

Mentor or role model: Milton Coleman, former president, ASNE and senior editor at The Washington Post; Phil Currie, former senior vice president of News at Gannett; Scott Bosley, former ASNE executive director and Mary Kay Blake, senior vice president/Development, Newseum

If I weren't an editor I'd be: WW II historian

To unwind I:  Read Harry Potter books and books about the Eighth Air Force of WW II

Favorite book, TV show or movie: Books: any Harry Potter books, "Citizen Soldier" by Stephen Ambrose; Movie: "To Kill a Mockingbird"

What music I am listening to: jazz and gospel