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Deborah Wilker

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Los Angeles
Journalist, Editor and Producer — Billboard, The Hollywood Reporter
Covers:  Theater in L.A. for The Hollywood Reporter. Music, live entertainment, icons and more for @THR and Billboard.

Theater in LA for The Hollywood Reporter | Music and more for @Billboard & @THR | Triple GoldMedalist @USFigureskating | Yes I toured with The Ice Capades

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Biography

Deborah Wilker is a journalist and former professional athlete who creates enterprise reporting in print, online, on television and on stage.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Editor-in-Chief of The Miami Hurricane - The University of Miami's twice-weekly newspaper

Have you ever used a typewriter?

yes

How is social media changing news?

Too may news orgs are running churn operations -- just sending out shallow posts every hour, simply to feed the beast.