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Mark Frankel

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Social Media Editor — BBC
Covers:  news & current affairs, #socialmedia

Social Media Editor, BBC News. #LFC fan when time allows. My views here uk.linkedin.com/pub/mark-frank

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Biography

I have day-to-day oversight of the BBC's eyewitness media unit (UGC Hub) and largest social media accounts for news. This involves managing a team of audience engagement producers and writers posting regular content to accounts including @BBCBreaking https://twitter.com/bbcbreaking, BBC News on ...

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@markfrankel29 — 4,991 followers, 11,988 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

RT @BBCNews: Wondering who to follow for #Budget2017? We've gathered the BBC's key business and politics experts in one Twitte…

Nov 21, 2017

RT @BBCBreaking: "This is what we've always wanted" - Zimbabwe activist breaks down in tears of joy after Robert Mugabe's resignatio…

Nov 21, 2017

RT @BBCBreaking: President Robert Mugabe has resigned via letter, speaker of Zimbabwe's parliament says, halting impeachment debate  http://bbc.in/2jIl6GJ 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Working for a Japanese news agency

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes

How is social media changing news?

It's redefining both delivery and choice in news and opening up journalism to a much wider public

Webby

2017 - Social Video (News and Information)
For BBC News and BBC Stories

Online Media Award

2016 - Best Twitter Feed
@BBCBreaking won an award.