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Franz Strasser

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Washington, DC
Reporter and Video Journalist — BBC
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Covers:  immigration, business, demographics, culture, politics, economy, trends, technology

Head up digital video for BBC News in the US. 🔱 Report on culture, immigration and trends across North America. Views are mine ≠ BBC's. Signal: +19543726988

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Biography

I'm a Reporter and Video Journalist with BBC News in Washington, D.C.

I report, shoot and edit original video stories for the BBC News website, the global networks of BBC World TV and World Service radio, write feature articles and assist with breaking news coverage.

Most of the time, I travel ac...

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@franzstrasser — 4,150 followers, 10,198 tweets

Jul 27, 2017

In the last 5 innings against the Brewers (yesterday's 8th inn and today's first 4) the @Nationals have scored 22 runs. https://t.co/9lgbXEW5cT

Jul 27, 2017

@4d2b No double standards here, but keep looking.

Jul 27, 2017

@4d2b So for the next 4-8 years every response and argument will be 'but what about...'?

Jul 27, 2017

@4d2b So you like your healthcare being discussed as a matter of winning and losing? With one side being the winner and one the loser?

Jul 27, 2017

I'm a football fan and I had no idea the @GoldCup was happening until I read this AM that the US won it. https://t.co/4cBro2pql8

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What was your first job as a journalist?

In 2005, I started a sports podcast with a friend of mine in Germany which quickly grew to become the most listened-to in its category.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

There might have been a typewriter app on my iPhone once. The answer is no.

How is social media changing news?

It has become ever more important to make sure your story becomes part of the conversation on social media. It is also great to get feedback.

Awards

Pulitzer Travel Fellowship

2009 - Columbia University
Awarded for graduating as the valedictorian, this fellowship allowed me to travel anywhere in the world to report a story. It is part of Joseph Pulitzer's gift to Columbia University which established the Pulitzer Prize.