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Jake Hanrahan

Freelance Reporter and Producer — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, The Guardian, Vice
Covers:  crime, extremism, fascism, uprisings, corruption, poverty, terrorism, conflict

Journalist & filmmaker. Focused on irregular warfare. Freelance.

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I'm a journalist based in the UK, focusing generally on crime and conflict.

I work as a reporter for VICE News and have also written for The Guardian, Wired, Rolling Stone Middle East and more.


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@Jake_Hanrahan — 9,768 followers, 373 tweets

Jun 27, 2017

@AskLloydsBank Online says memorable info is wrong. It isn't. Can't change memorable info as you have wrong number on file for me. Now what?

Jun 25, 2017

Just found some photos from my last fight (I used to box, wasn't very good) when I was 18. Simpler times πŸ˜”. https://t.co/XXFsf3WUma

Jun 23, 2017

Armed raid on opposition leaders in #Venezuela as they gather to discuss the strategy of the anti-Maduro protests.  https://twitter.com/abreureport/status/878068071612723202 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Just started out freelancing to be honest; trying my luck by pitching stories I'd looked into.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Never for any other purpose than the novelty of using a typewriter in the 21st century.

How is social media changing news?

It's great in terms of getting on-the-ground breaking news much quicker, downside is though that a lot of unreliable sources filter through.