November 8, 2016

Newsroom pizza is a well-established tradition, as is its place on election night.

Two years ago, however, we noticed that not everyone was grabbing a slice while covering the results.

If you’re eating something other than pizza tonight in your newsroom, snap an image and tweet or email it to us and we’ll share it here.

Update, 7:25 p.m.: We asked, you responded. Here’s what you’re eating:

Some newsrooms went for healthy(ish) options:

Others went for the carbs:

There was at least one mystery:

Might as well run on sugar, right?

Ohh this look good:


Caffeine for dinner is a pro move:

Poynter’s Al Tompkins put out the “what are you eating?” call on Facebook. Here’s some of what he heard:

But a lot of newsrooms decided to stick with tradition:

No offense intended, election night pizza.

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Kristen Hare teaches local journalists the critical skills they need to serve and cover their communities as Poynter's local news faculty member. Before joining faculty…
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