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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."

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:

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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Aug 25, 2016

RT @big_picture: A turtle swims in the lagoon at Lady Elliot Island in Queensland, Australia  http://bo.st/1JJV1Kv  http://t.co/KgJyK1qLYN

Aug 25, 2016

RT @dansinker: Stranger Things is super excellent, but kids, you gotta roll for initiative before you start your D&D battles come on.

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