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Mary Catherine Wellons

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Washington, DC
DC Deputy Bureau Chief — CNBC
As seen in: CNBC
Covers:  media, social media, music, digital media, startups
Doesn't Cover: market, stock

@CNBC DC deputy bureau chief. Previously: @CNBC SF bureau chief, director of @CNBCSocial, media+tech producer. @UVA alum.

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Biography

I'm a curious soul with a voracious appetite for learning. What better way to satisfy it than in a bustling newsroom? I head up social media on CNBC's digital media team, but before that, I was a field producer covering news on a moment's notice. When I'm not immersed in the latest headlines, loo...

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@mcwellons — 10,594 followers, 20,928 tweets

RT @JohnJHarwood: 2016 was first time most of one candidate’s votes came from Americans who graduated from college, while most of the… https://t.co/micrUulNvJ
RT @Yamiche: Haiti’s US Ambassador Paul Altidor tells me Haiti’s government has formerly summoned a US official to explain Trump… https://t.co/stGES8h3fG
Trump is staring down a deadline to keep the Iran nuclear deal alive:  http://cnb.cx/2CTrEqK  @tdichristopher (note: several deadlines kick in tomorrow)
RT @christinawilkie: .@NBCNews source: As Durbin explained how deal would impact ppl from Haiti, Trump said, "Haiti? Why do we want people…
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What was your first job as a journalist?

NBC Page.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, when I was in elementary school at my dad's law office.

How is social media changing news?

It's making it more immediate. Social media has made it possible to engage directly with reporters and news makers.