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Jade Walker

New Hampshire
Overnight Editor — Huffington Post
Covers:  the publishing industry, obituaries, new media and obituaries, crime and courts, new media, crime, entertainment, education, international news, national news

Overnight editor for @HuffingtonPost. Formerly at @NYTimes & @AP. Loves books, obits, cats, movies, @marcusweir & pie. Carpe noctem http://SeeDisclaimer.com

Jade Walker is a veteran journalist with more than 20 years of experience covering international/national affairs, crime, the publishing industry, new media and obituaries.

Ms. Walker is the overnight editor of The Huffington Post, and the former overnight editor of The New York Times, The Associated Press, Yahoo! News and Night Owl News.

In her "spare time," she writes obits for The Blog of Death, produces The Written Word ...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I began my journalism career as a reporter for my school newspaper. The following year, I was named editor-in-chief.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I learned to type on a typewriter. Yes, I'm that old.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Probably Henry Hackett from "The Paper."

Ohio Teen With BB Gun Killed By Police Following Reported Armed Robbery

huffingtonpost.com — Police shot and killed a teenager in Columbus, Ohio, on Wednesday night following a reported armed robbery. Officers from the Columbus Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery involving multiple suspects, according to The Associated Press.

Anthony Weiner Reportedly Caught In Yet Another Sext Scandal

huffingtonpost.com — Former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.), whose political career ended in disgrace after two sexting scandals, was apparently unable to put down his phone. Weiner, 51, who's married to top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin, allegedly sent lurid tweets and photos of his crotch to another woman, the New York Post reported.

Turbulence On JetBlue Flight From Boston To Sacramento Injures 24

huffingtonpost.com — A bumpy flight from Boston to Sacramento sent two dozen people to the hospital on Thursday evening. According to the Boston Globe, JetBlue Flight 429 encountered some bad weather over the Plains and was forced to make an unexpected landing in Rapid City, South Dakota around 7:30 p.m. central time.

Protest Outside Donald Trump Event In Orange Country Turns Rowdy

huffingtonpost.com — Carrying American and Mexican flags and handmade signs, the boisterous anti-Trump crowd of several hundred people filled the street outside the Pacific Amphitheater in Costa Mesa, and denounced the GOP frontrunner. "I'm protesting because I want equal rights for everybody, and I want peaceful protest," Daniel Lujan told the Los Angeles Times.

Christopher Hitchens: Twitter Reactions To His Death

huffingtonpost.com — Vanity Fair's announcement that journalist and renowned atheist Christopher Hitchens, 62, had died on Dec. 15 of pneumonia, a complication of esophageal cancer, sent a shockwave through social media. His name quickly climbed into the top 10 trending topics on Twitter as fans and friends shared their remembrances.

HuffPost Rise: What You Need To Know On December 8

Air France Flight Diverted To Montreal After Anonymous Threat

huffingtonpost.com — PARIS (AP) - An Air France flight from San Francisco to Paris was diverted to Montreal after an unspecified anonymous threat, and the passengers have landed and disembarked safely, an airline official said Tuesday. At least 15 fire trucks and police cars met the plane, and Canadian authorities were verifying the aircraft, passengers and baggage.

Baby Koala Born At Australian Zoo Will Steal Your Heart

3 Lessons Medicine Learned From The Life And Death Of ‘Bubble Boy’

huffingtonpost.com — The Bubble Boy, as David Vetter was known, made headlines after being born in a Houston hospital in 1971 without a functioning immune system. The world watched for years as Vetter, diagnosed with severe combined immunodeficiency, or SCID, grew up inside a pressurized plastic bubble filled with sterilized air.

Judge Grants Bail To Oscar Pistorius Pending Sentencing For Murder

huffingtonpost.com — PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - Judge grants bail, house arrest to Oscar Pistorius for murder conviction pending sentencing. The Paralympian was convicted of killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine's Day in 2013. This is a developing story. More to come... Earlier On HuffPost:
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Oct 01, 2016

DID YOU KNOW: During WWII, the U.S. detained and quarantined so-called “patriotutes” to protect soldiers from STDs  http://theatln.tc/2cIl9hm 

Sep 30, 2016

Heading to the orchard & pumpkin patch on Saturday to stock up. Then, I shall come home and bake. Thinking about an apple cider donut cake https://t.co/VvgUcVzKjx

Sep 30, 2016

RT @MarsCuriosity: To @ESA_Rosetta on the final chapter of your great mission: Thank you for the wonder, the photos & most of all, the scie…

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