Jessica Firger on Muck Rack

Jessica Firger

New York, N.Y.
Senior Staff Writer — Newsweek

Senior staff writer @Newsweek. I cover all things health. Opinions are mine.

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Jessica’s work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, New York Daily News,, Elle, Al Jazeera America, City Limits, Everyday Health, and Poets & Writers, among others.

Beginning September 2011, Jessica was the lead reporter on Occupy Wall Street for t...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelance writer for various arts and culture publications including BUST, Poets & Writers, NY Press.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Many moons ago!

How is social media changing news?

social media beats most newspapers and news sites on breaking news.