Janet Weinstein on Muck Rack

Janet Weinstein

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. @WHNPA Video Rep. Formerly @AJAM & @AP London. Tweets are typically while #onassignment.

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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.

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@Janet_Weinstein — 1,526 followers, 4,679 tweets

RT @ABCWorldNews: Disturbing new details in the suburban house of horrors --13 children allegedly held captive in their own home.… https://t.co/MyvWjjfYN8
@JTHVerhovek @jesshop23 @Nawazistan @JK_in_DC I wasn’t involved in this project but I agree - it’s really great work!!
@TransLink Hi Translink, my name is Janet and I'm with ABC News in the US. I'm looking for a good media contact number to call. Can you DM me a number? Thank you!
RT @meridithmcgraw: Who's behind the Draft Oprah 2020 PAC? It's not who you'd expect! I tracked down the suburban dad from Kansas who…  https://twitter.com/i/web/status/950440805570961410 
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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.


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.