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Benet Wilson

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Baltimore, Maryland
Freelance Aviation Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  airlines, airports, airport security, business aviation and the airline passenger experience.
Doesn't Cover: Please - do not send non-aviation related topics.

@RealBabyDigital's Mom; owner, Aviation Queen LLC; contract aviation/travel/content writer & blogger; Trip Savvy Contributor; #avgeek; and YOUR Aunt Benét!

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Biography

Benét J. Wilson is founder and sole proprietor of Aviation Queen LLC, an aviation/travel freelance writing and consulting business. She is also the Air Travel Expert for About.com. Clients include Airport Business magazine, Tnooz, USA Today, AirwaysNews.com, the Runway Girl Network, Jetrader maga...

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@AvQueenBenet — 17,189 followers, 33,887 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

@fieldsix Welcome to my world. I really need to write a book about all the crazy stuff I’ve seen in my hiring career.

Nov 21, 2017

It's become my habit to pack my own food and snacks for my flights. I'm sharing some favorites that I mined from Pinterest in a post on Trip Savvy. #travel #paxex #nomnom https://t.co/9ABP89xaEE https://t.co/LLl4obxtDg

Nov 21, 2017

.@hbaskas: More #Thanksgiving travelers could mean more crowds, confusion at #airports via @NBCNews. Which is why I never #travel during Thanksgiving anymore. #paxex https://t.co/c7DXK7EGKr

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a reporter at the Employment and Training Reporter, a weekly newsletter that was partially owned by Bloomberg BNA.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. And I still own it to remind me how far I've come.

How is social media changing news?

Social media allows journalists to interact with readers and subjects. It's also become a great source for story ideas.