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Diana Rusk

Assistant Editor, Social News — BBC
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Assistant Editor for social on BBC - @BBCBreaking, @BBCNews, @BBCWorld and BBC News on Facebook, Instagram Snapchat. Ex-political correspondent with @Irish_news

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I'm an Assistant Editor at BBC News. I spend my days overseeing the team that operates the world’s largest news Facebook page that has more than 30 million fans, the award-winning @BBCBreaking Twitter account and other flagship BBC accounts on social media. I also oversee the User Generated Conte...

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@DianaRusk — 2,328 followers, 1,310 tweets

May 28, 2017

Laura & Sam planned to wed in Santorini today. Instead their wedding party was stuck in Heathrow (via @RozinaSini)  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-40075555 

May 28, 2017

RT @BBCNews: 'I don't want Tory PM' & Nicola Sturgeon tells @afneil Jeremy Corbyn isn't credible alternative #BBCElection

May 28, 2017

"I don't want a Tory PM" but "I don't think Jeremy Corbyn is credible" as an alternative - Sturgeon on #GE2017 #BBCElection

May 27, 2017

RT @BBCBreaking: @TimReidCE British Airways cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick before 6pm today due to "major IT system f…

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes - at a vintage themed wedding.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Dataminr, Crowdtangle, Geofeedia, Tweetdeck, Snappy TV

What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Always be available to take opportunities when they come. A lot of journalism is about being lucky - the right place at the right time.