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 — 9,348 followers, 29,589 tweets

@MikeStehn @HillaryClinton I think, if she released it (and, as the doctor said, he was allowed to be more specific than in previous administrations, so "if"'s the word there), yes, they would (it would've been read aloud on live TV, like Trump's was) and the fat-shaming would have people screaming.
Meanwhile, a shout-out to every fucking ripped female trainer at my gym, all of whom weigh more than you’d expect a thin, fit woman to weigh. They’re hot as hell and will kick your ass if you tell them otherwise.
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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.