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Nikita Richardson

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Brooklyn, NY
Assistant Editor — Bon Appetit
Covers:  women's issues, craft beer, general news, pop culture, beer, music, youth culture, brooklyn

Editor, journalist, GA Bulldawg fan.

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Biography

I'm originally from the Metro Atlanta-area of Georgia and I consider that my hometown even though I was born in Olathe, KS. I attended the University of Georgia where I majored in psychology (with an emphasis on social psychology) and minored in French. However, I kept writing and taking English/...

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@nikitarbk — 1,584 followers, 6,510 tweets

You can do great things wherever you are. Like, I just set a new personal best for medium difficulty sudoku on a B43 bus.
It's days like these that I miss Gothamist the most. They were so great about having reporters and photographers on the ground for big NYC events like #WomensMarch2018 and I'd love to visit their site right now if I could.
RT @anne_theriault: Men make fun of women for believing in tarot or crystals or astrology but think that things like trickle-down economics are real
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Not since I was a kid. I think my dad bought it at a garage sale...

How is social media changing news?

It's put journalists at the mercy of the crowd and vice versa. Discussions are reaching their fever pitches more quickly than ever.

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

I'm a big Google Docs advocate. I find the fact that you can work on a story from anywhere pretty amazing.