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Helsinki, Finland
Associated Press — Senior Producer, Nordic and Baltic Region
Covers:  Greenland, Media, Politics, Europe, Arctic Science, Indigenous Peoples, Business, Environment, Nato, Arts And Culture more ...

Nordic & Baltic reporter for Associated Press Television

What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Embrace social media, but don't ignore good old fashioned shoe leather, hand shaking & coffees to cultivate face-to-face contacts & sources.
Jul 29, 2014

There's lots of little #Nordic gems in this Guardian survey - seems we have lots of happy, satisfied residents! tinyurl.com/qxxrtxo

Jul 29, 2014

Tolerant #Helsinki! 86% say presence of foreigners is good for the city. One of the highest in Europe. tinyurl.com/qxxrtxo #finland

Jul 29, 2014

@susannakoski I wondered if you were at the Pihlajasaari nudist beach, and whether that picture would be safe for work!

Jul 29, 2014

@Clarkson77 Makes a good point. Will @policescotland remove people with union flags, since it's from a non-competing nation?

Jul 29, 2014

@ttgaughan erm, i saw that image on someone else's twitter feed yesterday... and, hello dude!

Jul 29, 2014

@MrCliveC I'm not sure slapping the bonnet of the car rises to the level of "criminal damage"! Seems quite unreasonable to arrest him.

Jul 29, 2014

@lykkefriis I think the first sentence is wrong. The world is NOT watching who EU choses as foreign minister. The job itself is toothless.

Jul 29, 2014

@petepokkinen I do concede that Finland is between a rock and a hard place on the issue of Russia sanctions.

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