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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, @YahooNews. I write, break news & tweet a lot. Mostly at night 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."

HuffPost Rise: What You Need To Know On December 8

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’

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

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

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

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."

HuffPost Rise: What You Need To Know On December 7

Beijing Issues First-Ever 'Red Alert' Over Air Pollution

huffingtonpost.com — BEIJING, Dec 7 (Reuters) - China's capital issued its first ever "red alert" for pollution, the Beijing city government said on Monday, warning that the city would be shrouded in heavy smog from Tuesday until Thursday. China's leadership has vowed to crack down on environmental degradation, including the air pollution that blankets many major cities, following decades of unbridlged economic growth.
Dec 07, 2015

Beijing issued its first ever 'red alert' for heavy smog, which is like a snow day for the kids but with more cancer huffingtonpost.com/entry/beijing-…

Dec 07, 2015

Beijing has issued a first-ever "RED ALERT" over pollution; linked to major unrest. huff.to/1jKpGOO

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Feb 13, 2016

Sending the biggest birthday wishes to @LitsaDremousis -- dear friend, talented scribe and beautiful dame xoxoxoxo pic.twitter.com/NNRgoAB6pC

Feb 13, 2016

The story of Samuel J. Battle, the first black officer in the NYPD, is being told in a new book by Arthur Browne nytimes.com/2015/06/28/nyr…

Feb 13, 2016

What is it that draws us to deep sea creatures? bbc.in/1Qya9v1

Feb 13, 2016

Enjoy cooking but don't relish ending your day at the grocery store? Sign up for @Plated & get your 1st box free plated.me/19ZVWsb

Feb 13, 2016

RT @chrisfholm: FACT: There is no funnier typo in the English language than "helicooter." #amediting

Feb 13, 2016

Record number of endangered Florida panthers killed last year bit.ly/20Rv076

Feb 13, 2016

RT @JSCarroll: Sometimes it is the smallest thing that saves us: the weather growing cold, a child’s smile, or a cup of excellent coffee.

Feb 13, 2016

UN: 17 countries in Americas may have eliminated mother-to-child HIV transmission trust.org/item/201512010…

Feb 13, 2016

RT @ABC: World Wildlife Fund releases stunning images of African wildlife in their natural habitat. abcn.ws/1o7LNBd pic.twitter.com/GwocC3U9gj

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