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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. Journalist by nature; dreamer in practice. Lives on vampire's schedule. Words taste like peaches 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."

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.

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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:

Aroldis Chapman's Trade To Los Angeles Dodgers Reportedly On Hold For Domestic Violence Probe

huffingtonpost.com — NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The proposed trade sending Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman to the Los Angeles Dodgers appeared to be on hold Monday night after Yahoo Sports reported that police investigated an accusation of domestic violence involving the pitcher. Yahoo reported more than a dozen police officers responded to Chapman's home in Florida on Oct.

Former Drone Pilots Denounce 'Morally Outrageous' Program

huffingtonpost.com — Former Air Force airmen are speaking out against America's use of drone warfare, calling the military drone program "morally outrageous" and "one of the most devastating driving forces for terrorism and destabilization around the world."

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Jul 29, 2016

RT @DrLindseyFitz: Came across some fantastic memento mori imagery in Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh. https://t.co/chv7Q39zUF

Jul 29, 2016

@rudeparasol @lorettaallison Have you seen the first episode yet? It's fabulous. Bomer is perfect for the role.

Jul 28, 2016

Chicago police settlements have cost taxpayers $210 million  http://huff.to/2aApmnc 


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