Jared Keller on Muck Rack

Jared Keller

Brooklyn, NY
Senior Editor — Task & Purpose
Covers:  digital technology, digital media, media, gadgets, social media, technology
Doesn't Cover: marketing, apps

Senior editor @TaskandPurpose. Contributing editor @PacificStand. Writer for hire: jared.benjamin.keller [at] gmail [dot] com

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I'm the director of programming at PolicyMic, a news and analysis startup. Before that I was a digital editor at Al Jazeera America, social media director for Bloomberg News and Bloomberg Businessweek, and an associate editor at The Atlantic.

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Apr 23, 2017

RT @Lkatzenberg: Trump needs to keep it simple before he ends up chest-bumping a combat veteran for “winning” the Medal of Honor.  http://taskandpurpose.com/donald-trump-purple-heart-congratulations/ 

Apr 22, 2017

me: i think my life has become a b-plot in a 'sex and the city' mid-series arc cashier: do your want your chocolate donuts with sprinkles?

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was an associate writer at National Journal's The Hotline for the summer, aggregating political news.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I learned to type on one.

How is social media changing news?

Everything is faster and voicier. Mistakes are made more often and vetted just as easily.