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Omar Azimi

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New York, NY
Freelance Photographer — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, HuffPost

I take pictures for a living. Freelance Photographer. DC✈️OC✈️LA. Student at Penn State, working towards a certificate in Weather Forecasting/Meteorology.

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Biography

I am originally from Washington DC, and now reside in Los Angeles, CA.

I became interested in the news a few years ago. I would watch news stories and read things in the newspaper and repeat these stories back to my parents and friends, and this is when I realized that Journalism was my calling....

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@OmarAzimi — 5,213 followers, 22,705 tweets

Sep 20, 2017

Was treated with so much disrespect by the @AskTSA at DCA. Picked for “random” selection, and the agent just went for it. Zero explanation.

Sep 20, 2017

Was treated with so much disrespect by the @TSA at DCA. Picked for “random” selection, and the agent just went for it. Zero explanation.

Sep 17, 2017

@BruceBeckhamXXX Saw the 1990 version of IT last night. Hoping the new movie lives up to it!

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What was your first job as a journalist?

As of right now, I am still a freelance journalist, but hope to have my first job soon.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes.

How is social media changing news?

Social media has drastically changed how people get their news. Thanks to networks like Twitter, news can come in practically 24/7.