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Jo-Anna K. Burnett

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News reporter. Newlywed. Solo Grand Canyon hiker. Marathon runner. Jeep off-roader/owner. 23-year vegan. Native New Orleanian! Byline Jo-Anna K. Burnett

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Biography

Jo-Anna Burnett has had a nose for news and investigative reporting since grade school when she interviewed former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke for a social studies project at 12 years old – on her own, she obtained his home phone number from the New Orleans White Pages, recording the interview...

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@Jo_AnnaK — 299 followers, 1,606 tweets

Jul 08, 2017

RT @BBCRosAtkins: .@BBCNews has confirmed that for a period Ivanka Trump represented the US at key G20 leaders session on Africa migration…

Jul 04, 2017

Red and white rock with blue sky, Jeeps and the U.S. flag ... the Fourth in Sedona. https://t.co/abHODft5BQ

Jun 30, 2017

@greta You could come out to Arizona and hike the Grand Canyon with me. #girlsrock #literally

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first experience in reporting was interviewing former KKK leader David Duke when I was 12. My first job was as a Gambit Weekly intern.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but not for stories. I vaguely remember how to use dummy sheets and QuarkXPress to layout newspapers, and WordPerfect to write articles.

How is social media changing news?

Hits, clicks and tweets now replace circulation numbers. Blog postings now replace news articles in search engine rankings.