Diana Rusk on Muck Rack

Diana Rusk

Assistant Editor, Social News — BBC
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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 — 2,519 followers, 1,434 tweets

@louisa_compton @C4Dispatches @VictoriaLIVE The BBC is losing its best programme editor. Congratulations and good luck!
RT @BBCNews: "Cut it out!" - Commons Speaker John Bercow tells off "noisy, boorish and in one case rather stupid" male MPs for "… https://t.co/qBc1EbwYnm
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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.