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Esprit Smith

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Atlanta, GA
Content Producer — CNN
As seen in: CNN
Covers:  healthy living, health, international news, latin america news, human rights abuses, social media, technology
Doesn't Cover: news, domestic, local

Content Producer @CNN International, RPCV Ecuador & LatAm enthusiast, closet rockstar, world wanderer, underdog advocate. *Retweets are not endorsements*

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Biography

I'm a Content Producer @CNNI, an RPCV, a world wanderer. I'm passionate about human rights issues, health, and technology and cover these topics regularly. Off the clock, I play guitar badly, sing my heart out and love every minute of both.

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@EspritSmithCNN — 2,177 followers, 994 tweets

RT @CNNFreedom: A website is tracking calls to fake ads offering youngsters for sex:  http://cnn.it/2gKhwZK  https://t.co/Tch65FSMyF
RT @KyungLahCNN: FBI Chief on Clinton's emails: No charges recommended. "We cannot find a case that would support bringing criminal charges on these facts."
RT @cnni: Turkish State TV: There were 3 explosions carried out by 3 suicide bombers  http://cnn.it/295RUlv  #Istanbul  http://cnn.it/299NPPf 
RT @cnni: Death toll has risen to 28 in #Istanbul Ataturk Airport attack, Istanbul governor says  http://cnn.it/295Q2tg   http://cnn.it/29m0zOP 
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! In 8th grade, we had typing class on typewriters... We may have been the last class to use them, though!

How is social media changing news?

Social media gives us more "eyes" on the ground and adds more voices to a story in real or near-real time. It's also huge in brand marketing.

What was your first job as a journalist?

Does high school TV Club count?