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Diana Rusk

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

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 — 2,438 followers, 1,372 tweets

Aug 21, 2017

RT @BBCBreaking: The incredible moment Oregon becomes first state to experience totality as #SolarEclipse2017 crosses the US…

Aug 21, 2017

@KSegedin Thanks Kara - we're looking after our soundless audience on live. But also have meteorologists in a studio providing analysis off camera

Aug 20, 2017

RT @steveannear: This is Imani, from CT. She just escorted Trump supporters through a crowd as a situation escalated. Here's why in…

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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.