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Katie McLaughlin

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TV producer, digital producer, writer, #GilmoreGirls superfan, new mom, #Christmas nerd 📺 💻✏️☕️👶🏼🎄

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Biography

Digital Producer for CNN's "Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown", "Morgan Spurlock Inside Man", "The Sixties (Executive Produced by Tom Hanks), and "Chicagoland." Previously, worked as Digital Producer for CNN's "Stroumboulopoulos", "Crimes of the Century", "The Cafferty File" and the CNN Films "The F...

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Associate Producer for Court TV (truTV) Newsbreaks, a once-an-hour, every hour, legal news hit. Wrote scripts, edited videos and sound bytes.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. There's a Corona #3 Special in my possession.

How is social media changing news?

People either turn to social media first when they hear something's going down, or they find out about it first via social media.

Peabody Award

2012
Group award for CNN’s Reporting of the Arab Spring.

Peabody Award

2011
Group award for CNN Worldwide's coverage of the BP oil spill.