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New Hampshire
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 and pie. Carpe noctem http://SeeDisclaimer.com

Jade Walker's Biography

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."

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

jadewalker.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.
Aug 28, 2014

RT @HuffPostCrime: 'COPS' crew member who died while filming robbery was killed by officer's bullet huff.to/1tFpj9I

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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Nov 25, 2015

Voting rights group pushes automatic registration as 2016 election issue huffingtonpost.com/2015/07/06/aut…

Nov 25, 2015

An excellent documentary; give it a listen - The Dying Words project soundcloud.com/dying-words-pr…

Nov 25, 2015

Yes - "You won’t read about this in the media, but…” bit.ly/1Yvjlq3

Nov 25, 2015

Nola, one of the world's last northern white rhinos, has died huff.to/1lLdP4z

Nov 25, 2015

FDA approves genetically engineered salmon for public consumption nyti.ms/1YvfEk6

Nov 24, 2015

U.S. issues worldwide travel alert due to 'increased terrorist threats' bit.ly/1QFXpau

Nov 24, 2015

RT @Anne_C_1234: Crime reporter: "That's like my whole beat: drugs, guns and porn." #ohnewsroom

Nov 24, 2015

Nova Scotia's 211 line swamped with calls offering help to Syrian refugees bit.ly/1R3Cai1

Nov 24, 2015

RT @thatelliotmetz: Google the phrase "a long time ago in a galaxy far far away." Trust me.

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