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Kiersten Sinko

Chicago, IL
Social Media Editor — Reader's Digest (U.S.)
Covers:  Food, Budgeting, Lifestyle, Chicago, Style, Travel

Social Media Editor @readersdigest. Words @tasteofhome & @Family_Handyman. Previously @bustle, @womensforum. I write about adulting on my blog/newsletter.

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My name is Kiersten, and I’m a 23-year-old graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, Ill. Currently I’m pursuing a Master’s degree in Journalism with a concentration in Multimedia Journalism. I received a Bachelor of Arts from DePaul in Journalism with a minor in Graphic Design. My skill...

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Did you know you can actually donate those old cell phones? Don't just throw them out—make a difference for someone else. My latest on @Family_Handyman: 
O+K spent a day in Philadelphia this weekend. If you ever find yourself in Philly, here are a few things I recommend. 
RT @readersdigest: Read the story that's giving people hope during a time when we need it most. 
RT @lkherman: Finnish Olympians knitting a blanket for their president's newborn child is the content I needed this AM: 
RT @sniequist: Happy Valentine’s Day! And maybe a good time for a reminder: YOU ARE SIGNIFICANT WITH OR WITHOUT A SIGNIFICANT OTHE…
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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job is being the Focus Editor for The DePaulia Student Newspaper. The school hires students to work on staff.

What's your favorite social network?

My favorite social network is Instagram. People are into visual right now, and Instagram is the best way to grab someone's attention.

Why did you become a journalist?

I love writing, but more importantly, I love telling stories. I like how journalism informs people, tells stories, and gives advice.