Megan Carpentier on Muck Rack

Megan Carpentier

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New York, NY
Editor, THINK — NBC News
Covers:  immigration, women's health, reproductive health, women's rights, journalism, online journalism, gay rights, online politics, media, politics, policy, washington dc, reproductive rights, unemployment
Doesn't Cover: online dating, dating

@NBCNewsTHINK editor. Pitches: think@nbcuni.com Ex-@Mic, @USNewsOpinion, @Tribune, @GuardianUS, @RawStory, @TPM, @Jezebel. Font of opinions, all my own.

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Biography

Megan Carpentier is the executive editor of Raw Story, a progressive daily news site first founded in 2004. Prior to her tenure at Raw Story, she was an associate editor at Talking Points Memo, the editor of news and politics at Air America, an editor at Jezebel.com and an associate editor at Won...

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@megancarpentier — 9,266 followers, 29,347 tweets

Nov 22, 2017

Oh, God, well my dad has now discovered that men make videos of themselves masturbating. (He said that sotto voce.) MY FATHER IS PERTURBED.

Nov 22, 2017

@Mobute There was an episode of Amazing Stories with the same plot, only with Patrick Swayze in the Michael Clarke Duncan role: https://t.co/YzTLbltaef

Nov 22, 2017

RT @drskyskull: Reminder of this fricking amazing cat anecdote I found back in July in an old magazine. https://t.co/0M0dgZTiZA

Nov 22, 2017

@AdamSerwer I love when they grab your hand so you won’t stop.

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Interview

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

I wrote a couple of articles and then ran into issues with the administration over a piece about censorship in the art department.

What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Never work for free, learn to take editorial guidance, know where you are pitching before you pitch and don't take rejection personally.