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Grayson Thagard

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Atlanta, GA
Social Media Producer, Morning Express with Robin Meade — HLN
As seen in: HLN

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! @MorningExp social media producer. Husband. Traveler. Volunteer. #HashtagGame dabbler. Future #AmazingRace loser. Hard SciFi fan. DMs open.

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Biography

Currently: Social media producer for HLN's "Morning Express with Robin Meade".

Formerly:
Web producer: HLN's "Issues with Jane Velez Mitchell"
Producer: HLN's "News To Me"
AP: HLN's Prime News
AP: "Larry King Live" (HLN replay)
Master Control & camera operator: HLN & CNN

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@_Grayson — 3,189 followers, 19,970 tweets

Can the AI’s hurry up and take over already? I’m tired of being let down, embarrassed by and terrified of dumb humans.
Went digging for a pic for #MuseumSelfieDay and found this one with Martin, Mona and me. Turns out it was taken almost exactly 5 years ago. #Paris #WaybackWednesday https://t.co/112JK7Wpph
RT @Atlanta_Police: Our officers have worked 93 traffic accidents since midnight - 7 with injuries, including one of our own officers.… https://t.co/llZbQtJ6Fe
I feel like this is trying to put the toothpaste back in the tube, after I have squeezed it out, brushed my teeth with it, spit it down the drain and checked my sonicare app to see if it’s time for a new brush head.  https://twitter.com/fmanjoo/status/953636970210639873 
I feel like this is trying to put the toothpaste back in the tube, after I have squeezed it out, brushed my teeth with it, spit it down the drain and checked my sonicare app to see if its time for a new brush head.  https://twitter.com/fmanjoo/status/953636970210639873 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a newsreader for a wacky morning show on a top 40 radio station in Pullman, Washington.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. I learned to type on an IBM Selectric in Junior High.

How is social media changing news?

It gives people their own brand or channel. Everyone is a news provider now in that we all choose what stories we want to tell.