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Mark Hamrick

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Washington, DC
Senior Economic Analyst and Washington Bureau Chief — Bankrate
Covers:  The economy, congress, financial markets, federal reserve, finance and business.

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Biography

Mark Hamrick is Senior Economic Analyst and Washington Bureau Chief for Bankrate.com, 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.