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New Hampshire
Front Page Editor — Huffington Post
Covers:  The Publishing Industry, Obituaries, New Media And Obituaries, Crime And Courts, New Media, Crime, Entertainment, Education, International News, National News

Journalist, obit writer, Internet bloodhound and social media maven

Jade Walker's Biography

Jade Walker is the overnight editor of The Huffington Post, and the former overnight editor of The New York Times, The Associated Press, Yahoo! News and Night Owl News. In her "spare time," she writes obits for The Blog of Death, produces The Written Word quote service and blogs for The New York City Writers Group, the Obituary Forum, Hooked From The First Page and Afterthoughts.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I began my journalism career as a reporter for my school newspaper. The following year, I was named editor-in-chief.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I learned to type on a typewriter. Yes, I'm that old.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Probably Henry Hackett from "The Paper."

"Education is the silver bullet. Education is...

tumblr.com — Education is the silver bullet. Education is everything. We don't need little changes, we need gigantic, monumental changes. Schools should be palaces. The competition for the best teachers should be fierce. They should be making six-figure salaries. Schools should be incredibly expensive for government and absolutely free of charge to its citizens, just like national defense.

Jimi Jamison Dead; Lead Singer Of Survivor Sang On Numerous Hits

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Jimmy Wayne "Jimi" Jamison, the lead singer of the 1980s arena rock band Survivor, died on Aug. 31 of a heart attack, The Los Angeles Times reported. He was 63. The band's official Facebook page shared the news of Jamison's death on Monday: Born in Mississippi and raised in Memphis, Jamison was just 13 years old when he first performed in public.

Russian-Backed Separatists Enter Novoazovsk In Southeastern Ukraine

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: KIEV, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Separatists backed by Russian soldiers have entered the town of Novoazovsk in southeastern Ukraine, a pro-government militia fighter said on Thursday. A military source said the separatist forces had also taken Savur-Mohyla, a hill east of Donetsk which gives strategic command over large areas of the territory.

'COPS' Crew Member Killed By Officer's Bullet While Filming Armed Robbery In Nebraska

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - When the call came from an officer who needed help facing an armed robber at a fast-food restaurant, two members of a reality television show riding along with Omaha police hustled to record the confrontation.

Market Basket Drama Ends As Deal Reached To Sell New England Supermarket Chain To Former CEO

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) - A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO will buy a majority stake in the business. In a statement issued late Wednesday, Market Basket said popular CEO Arthur T.

Russia Plans To Send A Second Aid Convoy To Rebel-Held Eastern Ukraine

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article MOSCOW (AP) - Russia has announced plans to send a second aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine, where months of fighting have left many residential buildings in ruins. Russia unilaterally sent about 200 tractor-trailers across the border on Friday, a move that Ukraine characterized as an invasion.

Fast-Growing Wildfire Threatens Over 500 California Homes

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article WEAVERVILLE, Calif. (AP) - A fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville forced the evacuation of about 150 homes and is threatening about 500 additional residences, authorities said Monday.

French President Francois Hollande Dissolves Government After Cabinet Feud

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article PARIS (AP) - French President Francois Hollande is dissolving the government after an open feud in his Cabinet over the country's economy. Prime Minister Manuel Valls offered up his Socialist government's resignation Monday after accusing his economy minister of crossing a line with open criticism of the government's policies.

John Sperling Dies; Founder Of The University Of Phoenix

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article PHOENIX (AP) - John G. Sperling, founder of the for-profit University of Phoenix, has died, company officials said Sunday. He was 93. Mark Brenner, chief of staff of the Apollo Education Group, the parent company of the University of Phoenix, said Sperling died Friday at a hospital near San Francisco.

India Temple Stampede Kills At Least 10, Police Say

huffingtonpost.com — Posted: Print Article NEW DELHI (AP) - A top police official says a pre-dawn stampede has killed 10 people at a temple in central India. The stampede happened early Monday in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh, said S.R. Yadav, Satna's deputy superintendent of police.
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Oct 21, 2014

In the past 10 months, at least 17 Iraqi journalists have been executed by Isis. Many others have been kidnapped bit.ly/1uCqzaC

Oct 21, 2014

RT @ThisWeekABC: Ben Bradlee, editor who led Washington Post during Watergate, dies at age 93: abcn.ws/1rbsBO3 pic.twitter.com/wbyl1gN9ta

Oct 21, 2014

Latest entry on The No-Good, Very Bad Title blog: People I Want to Punch in the Throat by Jen Mann nogoodverybadtitle.tumblr.com/post/100307757…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @HuffingtonPost: Oscar Pistorius gets 5 years in prison for killing Reeva Steenkamp huff.to/1s1tyaN

Oct 21, 2014

More than 600 people traveled to Switzerland to die between 2008 and 2012, and the numbers doubled over those years nbcnews.com/health/health-…

Oct 21, 2014

Doctor's note to avoid overtime spells end of job for pregnant employee nytimes.com/2014/10/20/nyr…

Oct 21, 2014

RT @lindsaygoldwert: Tonight I choked on a tapioca ball in my bubble tea. The thought of my friends mocking my death strengthened my will to live. #courage

Oct 21, 2014

Oh my! - Puppy-sized spider surprises scientist in rainforest cbsnews.com/news/goliath-e…



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