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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

Journalist, obit writer, Nerdfighter, Browncoat, Saltgunner, taphophile, selenophile, reader & foodie 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."

2016 Nobel Prize In Literature Awarded To Bob Dylan

huffingtonpost.com — Bob Dylan won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature for for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition. Sara Danius, permanent secretary of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, made the announcement on Thursday morning. She's the first woman to serve in the position.

2016 Nobel Prize In Chemistry Awarded To Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart And Bernard L. Feringa

huffingtonpost.com — Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa were awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday. The prize, given by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, was awarded "for the design and synthesis of molecular machines." BREAKING NEWS 2016 #NobelPrize in Chemistry to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J.

2016 Nobel Prize In Physics Awarded To David Thouless, Duncan Haldane And Michael Kosterlitz

huffingtonpost.com — David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz were awarded the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday "for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter." BREAKING NEWS #NobelPrize in Physics 2016 to David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz pic.twitter.com/5jw75GIjRv - The Nobel Prize (@NobelPrize) October 4, 2016 The prize, awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, is worth about $930,000.

2016 Nobel Prize In Medicine Awarded To Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan

huffingtonpost.com — Yoshinori Ohsumi of Japan won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine on Monday for his "discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy," a fundamental process for degrading and recycling cellular components. The prize was awarded by the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm.

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.

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Oct 27, 2016

Hunger, insecurity stalks displacement camps in Nigeria, where people who fled Boko Haram face the risk of famine  http://huff.to/2egT7WW ?

Oct 27, 2016

Schools across the U.S. are canceling classes on Election Day, citing fears of altercations or even violence  http://read.bi/2egMp3s 

Oct 27, 2016

@ScottStenholm If you want, I can send you a snowball this winter :)

Oct 27, 2016

It's currently 23 degrees and storm clouds are heading this way. Will they bring snow? https://t.co/aKn0EesN22

Oct 27, 2016

RT @Piclogy: Star Trails Over Rapa Nui National Park, Easter Island | Photography by ©Kevin Hu https://t.co/LFoBGH4F4O

Oct 27, 2016

By the end of this century, Facebook might start to feel more like a digital graveyard than a place for the living  http://fusion.net/story/276237/the-number-of-dead-people-on-facebook-will-soon-outnumber-the-living/ 

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