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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 — 4,708 followers, 11,591 tweets

May 26, 2017

RT @BBCNews: "He helped me to enjoy life" The mother of Manchester attack victim Martyn Hett says all her memories of him are o…

May 26, 2017

RT @NGControlRoom: #Solar has just broken another record in Great Britain, providing 8.7 GW (24.3% of demand) https://t.co/yNreEqgd7c

May 26, 2017

ICYMI Really interesting treatment from @nytimes on recent Turkish Embassy violence in Washington DC  https://nyti.ms/2s1Aay3 

May 25, 2017

RT @BBCWorld: When @POTUS Donald Trump appears to push his way to the front of a group of world leaders at a Nato meeting…

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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.