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Ravin Sampat

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Assistant Editor — BBC
As seen in: BBC
Covers:  digital trends, citizen journalism, india, #facebook, world news, social media, youtube, social trends, british sport, #twitter
Doesn't Cover: gardening

Assistant Editor/Exec @BBCStories. @OnestoWatch_TV alum. @EdinburghTVFest committee 😁 (Un)happy Gooner. ✂️ promo's since 1984. ❤️☕️ Views=mine

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Biography

Journalist and Digital innovator with the BBC World Service. Audience Engagement Producer for BBC Trending. Social media + UGC journalist for BBC News.

In my role I use real-time digital and social data to drive editorial decisions, social newsgathering, content creation, engagement and overall ...

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@_Sampat — 3,790 followers, 84,289 tweets

Sep 19, 2017

@DavidVujanic When you beat us 4-0 after Ed Tv fest, I thought "same old Arsenal" and everybody shouts 'crisis'. Have to say Lfc situation as awkward

Sep 19, 2017

RT @SazLambley: Huge congrats to the @BBCSchoolReport team for being shortlisted in the Entertainment category! Fingers crossed for…

Sep 18, 2017

RT @washingtonpost: Riz Ahmed makes history as the first South Asian man to win an Emmy acting award  http://wapo.st/2hcRxrZ 

Sep 17, 2017

RT @90sfootball: Retweet if you've ever owned a pair of Puma King boots! https://t.co/jmyFktlgj3

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Features Writer

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes

How is social media changing news?

By providing an alternative output

Awards

The Europas

2011 - Best Startup
Highly Commended for Best Media Startup 2011