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Gene Park

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Washington, D.C.
Social Media Editor — The Washington Post
Covers:  hawaii, honolulu, politics, social media, asia pacific, media, new media and activism, digital media
Doesn't Cover: general features, sports

Social media for @washingtonpost opinions. @aajadc president. @csuf alum. Sentient Nintendo ad. /u/washingtonpost on Reddit.

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Biography

Engagement Editor for Honolulu Civil Beat. Former Reporter, Columnist, Online Producer for Honolulu Star-Advertiser. Former Public Relations Executive. California State University, Fullerton alum.

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@GenePark — 15,139 followers, 58,906 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

@MikeSuskie Made that mistake under the WaPo tweet of my piece today. Smh

Sep 22, 2017

@GetOffMyLawnPod @kylieminogue But yes I feel you. I felt weird calling it old but it is.

Sep 22, 2017

@GetOffMyLawnPod @kylieminogue Lol it was 17 years ago. Practically a whole generation now

Sep 22, 2017

@GetOffMyLawnPod @kylieminogue Haha stan. It’s millennial speak for hardcore fan. Derived from the old Eminem song “Stan”

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

The 24-hour news cycle becomes minute to minute.