A Tar Heel trying to find her way in the nation's capital. Homepage producer @washingtonpost. Past: @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 — 3,980 followers, 15,850 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

RT @washingtonpost: McCain says he will vote no on Cassidy-Graham bill, dealing potentially decisive blow to health-care repeal effort  http://wapo.st/2yii2Ty 

Sep 21, 2017

RT @TheUndefeated: Bad? And Boujee? It all began with A Different World and Whitley Gilbert.  http://undf.td/2wGBCb0  https://t.co/I40Qpu0BvX

Sep 19, 2017

‘Isn’t That the Trump Lawyer?’: @kenvogel on his scoop at BLT Steak  https://nyti.ms/2ybgI4R 

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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