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Janet Weinstein

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Washington, DC
Freelance Video Journalist — ABC News, Freelance
Covers:  current affairs, international, foreign policy, arab spring, congress, foreign, economy, inequality, technology, global politics
Doesn't Cover: dog stories

Digital Journalist, @ABC News. Volunteer @RedCross Responder. @WHNPA Video Rep. Formerly @AJAM & @AP London. Tweets = #onassignment life.

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Biography

Current Affairs Producer for Inside Story on Al Jazeera America.
Former Freelancer with The Associated Press & BBC Magazine.
Red Cross Digital & Disaster Action Team Volunteer Responder.
Six-year London rain survivor.
Body in DC. Soul in the mountains.

What was your first job as a journalist?

When I was 10, I used to write a 'Weinstein Post' and slip it into my father's Sunday morning Washington Post. Playground gossip, mostly.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Curiosity and a pen.

Awards

Royal Television Society (RTS)

2009 - Best Student Factual
The Royal Television Society (RTS) awards are Britain’s leading recognition for outstanding television and related media. 'Thirty Two’ is a student directed and produced documentary on the aftermath of the Virginia Tech massacre. It won Best Student Factual in the London Region for 2009.