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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 here & BBC News on Facebook, Instagram. 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 — 2,463 followers, 1,384 tweets

Oct 18, 2017

Great social engagement on our #NHSTracker as people find out whether their hospitals are meeting waiting targets  https://twitter.com/i/moments/920583569793323009 

Oct 16, 2017

RT @EoinBearla: Dramatic footage of the roof being blown off #Douglas Community School's gym on southside of #Cork city #Ophelia

Oct 10, 2017

RT @thereaIbanksy: Be kind. You never know what’s going on behind someone’s smile. #WorldMentalHealthDay https://t.co/jcjHmB8R1C

Oct 10, 2017

RT @NickMerrill: Statement from Secretary Clinton on Harvey Weinstein: https://t.co/L1l2wl9l0I

Oct 10, 2017

Shock staff email today - James Harding to leave as Director of BBC News and Current Affairs to start a new media company

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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.