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Overnight Editor — Huffington Post
Covers:  the publishing industry, obituaries, new media and obituaries, crime and courts, new media, crime, entertainment, education, international news, national news

Overnight editor for @HuffingtonPost. Formerly at @NYTimes & @AP. Loves obits, books, movies, @marcusweir & pie. Carpe noctem SeeDisclaimer.com

Jade Walker is a veteran journalist with more than 20 years of experience covering international/national affairs, crime, the publishing industry, new media and obituaries.

Ms. 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 ...

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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."

Protest Outside Donald Trump Event In Orange Country Turns Rowdy

Protest Outside Donald Trump Event In Orange Country Turns Rowdy
huffingtonpost.com — Carrying American and Mexican flags and handmade signs, the boisterous anti-Trump crowd of several hundred people filled the street outside the Pacific Amphitheater in Costa Mesa, and denounced the GOP frontrunner. "I'm protesting because I want equal rights for everybody, and I want peaceful protest," Daniel Lujan told the Los Angeles Times.

Christopher Hitchens: Twitter Reactions To His Death

huffingtonpost.com — Vanity Fair's announcement that journalist and renowned atheist Christopher Hitchens, 62, had died on Dec. 15 of pneumonia, a complication of esophageal cancer, sent a shockwave through social media. His name quickly climbed into the top 10 trending topics on Twitter as fans and friends shared their remembrances.

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Air France Flight Diverted To Montreal After Anonymous Threat

Air France Flight Diverted To Montreal After Anonymous Threat
huffingtonpost.com — PARIS (AP) - An Air France flight from San Francisco to Paris was diverted to Montreal after an unspecified anonymous threat, and the passengers have landed and disembarked safely, an airline official said Tuesday. At least 15 fire trucks and police cars met the plane, and Canadian authorities were verifying the aircraft, passengers and baggage.

Baby Koala Born At Australian Zoo Will Steal Your Heart

3 Lessons Medicine Learned From The Life And Death Of ‘Bubble Boy’

3 Lessons Medicine Learned From The Life And Death Of ‘Bubble Boy’
huffingtonpost.com — The Bubble Boy, as David Vetter was known, made headlines after being born in a Houston hospital in 1971 without a functioning immune system. The world watched for years as Vetter, diagnosed with severe combined immunodeficiency, or SCID, grew up inside a pressurized plastic bubble filled with sterilized air.

Judge Grants Bail To Oscar Pistorius Pending Sentencing For Murder

Judge Grants Bail To Oscar Pistorius Pending Sentencing For Murder
huffingtonpost.com — PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Judge grants bail, house arrest to Oscar Pistorius for murder conviction pending sentencing. The Paralympian was convicted of killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. This is a developing story. More to come... Earlier On HuffPost:

Aroldis Chapman's Trade To Los Angeles Dodgers Reportedly On Hold For Domestic Violence Probe

Aroldis Chapman's Trade To Los Angeles Dodgers Reportedly On Hold For Domestic Violence Probe
huffingtonpost.com — NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The proposed trade sending Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman to the Los Angeles Dodgers appeared to be on hold Monday night after Yahoo Sports reported that police investigated an accusation of domestic violence involving the pitcher. Yahoo reported more than a dozen police officers responded to Chapman's home in Florida on Oct.

Former Drone Pilots Denounce 'Morally Outrageous' Program

Former Drone Pilots Denounce 'Morally Outrageous' Program
huffingtonpost.com — Former Air Force airmen are speaking out against America's use of drone warfare, calling the military drone program "morally outrageous" and "one of the most devastating driving forces for terrorism and destabilization around the world."

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May 03, 2016

RT @hildyjohns: The #NYT reported a 1st quarter net loss of $8mm, down from a $14mm loss a year ago. Here's the big picture. pic.twitter.com/VTrRDeXrTarRDeXrTa

May 02, 2016

@BreathingMemes @NinjaRAWLegend This is not really my beat, but send a press release to jade.walker@huffingtonpost.com and I'll forward

Apr 30, 2016

It's not too late to make our oceans bluer. One organization has an ambitious plan to make that happen. huffingtonpost.com/entry/ocean-cl…

Apr 30, 2016

Can a scientist really define the outer edges of our morality? psmag.com/politics-and-l…

Apr 30, 2016

RT @RyanSeacrest: if you cheat on your diet this weekend...blame it on Mercury being in retrograde. That excuse works for everything

Apr 30, 2016

RT @johnhornor: Man, what a great day. Everything's going well, I love life, my wife, my kids. Lemme just check the news... pic.twitter.com/vjugbphO7ngbphO7n

Apr 30, 2016

@JesSaintAuthor Have you tried dark chocolate covered Oreos. Oh My Goodness. My muse craves 'em


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