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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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Nov 19, 2017

Coming soon to a podcast near you, "Speakeasy with John Harwood." For now, subscribe on iTunes and get ready for the first episode w/ Sen. Lamar Alexander: https://t.co/PW3UvrK8ag @JohnJHarwood @CNBC https://t.co/XVYOu87hNr

Nov 16, 2017

RT @mlcalderone: Big move: Vanity Fair’s @Sarahlellison is heading to WaPo to cover media and intersection with politics, culture and technology.

Nov 16, 2017

RT @JohnJHarwood: GOP’s business tax cuts, by increasing deficits, will increase pressure to cut benefits for Trump’s white working c…

Nov 14, 2017

RT @StephanieDhue: Staffers setting up boxes filled with petitions from people asking for tax reform ahead of GOP press briefing https://t.co/meqQPILL1r

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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.