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Diana Rusk

Assistant Editor, Social News — BBC
As seen in: BBC, agendaNI, BBC Mundo

Assistant Editor for social on BBC News - @BBCBreaking, @BBCNews, @BBCWorld & on Facebook, Instagram. Currently on attachment with our digital video team.

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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 — 2,488 followers, 1,407 tweets

Looking at BBC News’ Instagram stats for a presentation. Our most watched videos of 2017 have one thing in common:…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/941217083819462656 
RT @BBCWorld: Never stand between a mother and her baby 🐘 https://t.co/G7q45aJj1f
RT @BBCPolitics: Is it game over for Brexit? No. But the government losing a vote is a big deal, as @estwebber explains... https://t.co/0FBi21prEl
@ladynicci What a star πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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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.