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Karin Caifa

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Washington, DC
Reporter and Senior Producer, CNN Newsource — CNN

Reporter for @CNNNewsource. @JohnsHopkins & @columbiajourn alum. Frequent flier. Runner. Clarinet nerd. Anxious Mets fan. RTs not endorsements. Opinions mine.

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Biography

Multiplatform journalist currently covering the 2016 presidential race for CNN Newsource, based in Washington. Johns Hopkins, Peabody Conservatory and Columbia J-School alum.

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@karincaifaCNN — 3,148 followers, 14,972 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

Oh good golly, @nyphil... that Adagietto tonight!! Incredibly lucky to have been in town to catch the season opener with Mahler 5. https://t.co/YKaU7SCF6k

Sep 19, 2017

Heads up @CNNNewsource stations: We've extended my custom live shots here at the United Nations through the 6p ET hour.

Sep 19, 2017

RT @Acosta: Trump's new nickname for Kim Jong Un, "Rocket Man," was added to the president's speech this morning, I'm told by a senior admin official.

Sep 19, 2017

Trump on Iran nuclear deal: That deal is an embarrassment to the United States, and I don't think you have heard the last of it. Believe me.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first paycheck from a news outlet came at age 9, when I won the Times Herald-Record (Middletown, NY) holiday writing contest.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

In 2nd grade, I insisted that my dad pull out his typewriter so I could type up an assignment and make it look "professional."

Why did you become a journalist?

Journalism takes me places I never dreamed I'd go, and then I get to relay and share those experiences.