Steven Reckinger-TUL0025516807

Steven Reckinger from the Tulsa World works to cover the 2018 primary election. WILL CONOVER/Tulsa World

Years in media: 12

Why I got into this business: I wanted to get involved with an industry where I can apply my creative and analytical skills.

In one sentence, why is journalism important: It is the bloodline of information.

What three words describe you: Quiet, easygoing, daydreamer

What issue fires you up: Bigotry

Who is a Tulsan you admire: Jerry Nelson

What is your favorite local hangout: Vintage Stock

Favorite movie: "Blade Runner," "Blade Runner 2049"

Favorite book: "Batman: The Long Halloween" by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale

Favorite quote: "Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind." — Albert Einstein