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Kim Bui

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

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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, 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…
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,’s not even me, if this broke me, imagine the reporters on the ground. 
Kudos to STL Public Radio for sitting down on Twitter and answering all these questions. Smart. 
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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.


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.