Mary Catherine Wellons on Muck Rack

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. [mc.wellons@nbcuni.com]

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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...

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.