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Kim Bui

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Los Angeles, CA
Editor at Large — NowThis News
Covers:  facebook, journalism, online journalism, international affairs, twitter, social media, human rights, social justice

Editor-at-large @NowThisNews @newsroom | Always: Iowan | Priors: #wjchat @reportedly @KPCC @DFMThunderdome | #TheMiddles Newsletter: eepurl.com/dgrsvv

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Biography

P. Kim Bui is the editor-at-large for NowThis News, focusing on original, social reporting and breaking news. Prior to NowThis, she was deputy managing editor for reported.ly, a digital media startup specializing in social journalism. Her career has focused on leading breaking news initiatives an...

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@kimbui — 9,387 followers, 39,389 tweets

@jessegarnier I wonder/worry that I will be a little scarred forever. Therapy helps but I wish more people understood there is a toll that may not be visible immediately. Thank you for the kind words, by the way.
RT @kylegriffin1: The mother of Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg says her family has received death threats online. “I’m under… https://t.co/nMdgYeIDVq
I’ve covered countless shootings and terrorist acts. But this one has literally broken me. I do not enjoy this. I think it is important. To be criticized when I am sleep deprived, traumatized, depressed...it’s not even me, if this broke me, imagine the reporters on the ground.  https://twitter.com/walldo/status/966910461131210752 
Kudos to STL Public Radio for sitting down on Twitter and answering all these questions. Smart.  https://twitter.com/stlpublicradio/status/966851671790903296 
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Why did you become a journalist?

I enjoy learning things every day and feeding my own personal curiosity. My father is a news junkie, and I think I inherited that trait.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I used to write things on word processors, that strange hybrid of computer and typewriter.

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Personally, via Twitter or e-mail. I am not one to read the rest of your pitch if you misspell something or I have no connection with you.

Awards

Los Angeles Press Club Award

2012 - Best News Tweet and Best Facebook Presence
Second Place

EPPYs (Editor and Publisher)

2012 - Best News Website with under 1 million unique monthly visitors
Part of the news team that won this award.