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Natasha Elkington

Nairobi, Kenya
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, Reuters
Covers:  blogging, humanitarian, women's issues, arts, fiction, journalism news writing breaking news online journalism blogging writing television production, nature, culture, videography, photography, human rights, tech, africa, poverty, lifestyle

Kenyan born, Indian Flavoured, Tea-drinking, Barefoot-walking Multimedia Journo-Mama, Tibetan-Nama, Artist, Photo Musical Storyteller & Humanitarian Adventurer!

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Natasha Elkington is a freelance multimedia producer, reporter and online editor. She worked with the Thomson Reuters Foundation (AlertNet) based in London for three years. She has previously worked as a TV producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and as an online editor and repo...

How is social media changing news?

In many respects, I think social media is the news these days, of course facts have to verified and confirmed but this is the future.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Means telling the truth at all costs and getting all voices across. It's about telling a well balanced story with creativity and accuracy.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

FCP, photoshop, Canon 7D, skype, iphone, voice recorder, mac book pro, Adobe Creative Suite, audacity, Microsoft Word