Karen Beninato on Muck Rack

Karen Beninato

New Orleans
Freelance Journalist and Producer — Forbes, Freelance
Covers:  nola, new orleans, environment, television, media, pop culture, music, books

Intergalactic Negativity Counteracting Motherfucker according to Dr. John. Publicist: @akadrjohn; Journalist, other ists. Bylines: Forbes, HuffPo, New Republic.

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Freelance writer for Forbes New Orleans Travel Guide. Have contributed to the New Republic, Huffington Post, Earth Island Journal, NOLA, Fortnighter. Former newspaper features editor and magazine writer, back in print times.

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@kbeninato — 10,972 followers, 66,730 tweets

Jun 28, 2017

RT @DawnHFoster: A man has emailed to tell me I am a bad journalist because the statistics in my article are actually four years old. I wrote it in 2013.

Jun 28, 2017

RT @RWPUSA: No press allowed tonight into the Hotel Emolumentum

Jun 28, 2017

Everybody gets an extra appendix. SURPRISE! ⚡️ “Trump promises a 'big surprise' on Obamacare repeal”  https://twitter.com/i/moments/880168996166705152 

Jun 28, 2017

"He defends the Russians like if OJ Simpson defended the idea of murder. 'I'm just saying, is it really THAT bad?'" Colin Jost #Hardball

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Newspaper reporter, suburban Chicago

Have you ever used a typewriter?

With gusto.

How is social media changing news?

Immediacy and fact checking