@USATODAY OnPolitics writer & editor. Sings w/ @CapHillChorale @districtkaraoke. Leads #ONADC. I can list soprano as one of my powers. ūüďß: jestepa@usatoday.com

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Jessica Estepa is a storyteller and a self-described news junkie/social media butterfly based in Washington, D.C. She is the lead writer and editor for OnPolitics, USA TODAY's politics blog and newsletter. She last worked as a senior producer at National Geographic, where she led the organization...

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Jul 26, 2017

Stage view. July 26. @ The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts  https://www.instagram.com/p/BXBpgqXlP4K/ 

Jul 26, 2017

How much money do you have, 9-year-old asks Trump via letter. "I'm not sure, but I know it's a lot."

Jul 26, 2017

@tahoewikander Sure. But you could also argue that by essentially humiliating the entire Slytherin House publicly, you are only hurting your case.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter for my college paper, the Nevada Sagebrush, or editor of my middle school paper, the Thunderbird News. I was so cool when I was 12.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I own one.

How is social media changing news?

It has changed both the gathering and consumption of news, and it's also opened up the doors for more audience interaction.