A Tar Heel trying to find her way in the nation's capital. Homepage producer @washingtonpost. Past: Many, many hats @theobserver.

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Bethea is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, the Online News Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. She has served as an officer at the local level for both NABJ and SPJ.

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@AprilBethea — 3,915 followers, 15,626 tweets

Jul 25, 2017

RT @josephperson: Panthers rookie receiver Curtis Samuel getting dropped off at the dorm… By his mom. Good stuff.

Jul 24, 2017

RT @edatpost: MACK IS BACK: @SenJohnMcCain returns to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, his office says. https://t.co/F0IgjFHk7R

Jul 24, 2017

RT @hcwoodward: The rainbow picture I'm sure everyone is sending. From Dupont. @capitalweather https://t.co/hzEdNUuoCJ

Jul 23, 2017

RT @SopanDeb: A Sunday essay from me. My Bengali upbringing, and seeing it reflected by @kumailn and @TheBigSickMovie:…

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, though it's been awhile. I'd love to bring one in the newsroom to write a story and see how folks would respond.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

#AskRachel, which was born out of the controversy over ex-Spokane NAACP president Rachel Dolezal.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter. It's such a fascinating tool to see how people from different walks of life interact, for better or worse and share what's happening