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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 — 2,410 followers, 1,352 tweets

Jul 24, 2017

@wallyt53 Hello there! What's been the response in the community?

Jul 24, 2017

RT @BBCBreaking: Five people injured, two seriously, in Swiss town of Schaffhausen in attack by unidentified man, police say  http://bbc.in/2uoJy2M 

Jul 21, 2017

RT @BBCNews: Children as young as nine are being groomed live on @PeriscopeCo, a BBC investigation finds https://t.co/VnszohyJu6

Jul 17, 2017

@m_cacciottolo @AFergusonPhoto I love this line: "The best things are always discovered, not set up."

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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.