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Mark Hamrick

Washington, DC
Senior Economic Analyst and Washington Bureau Chief — Bankrate

Senior Economic Analyst & Washington Bureau Chief, @Bankrate, Jayhawk, @SABEW pres. Fmr pres. @PressClubDC

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Mark Hamrick is Senior Economic Analyst and Washington Bureau Chief for, operating out of the National Press Building in the shadow of the White House and U.S. Treasury.
He is a national award-winning business and financial news journalist, who came to Bankrate after leading busines...

What was your first job as a journalist?

For pay, working at KGGF Radio during high school. Did newscasts among other things. Minimum wage, which was fine.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Of course! Manual and electric.

How is social media changing news?

A friend who works at Twitter called it a "one-man wire service." The Internet is a global distribution platform for anyone.