Rebecca Falconer on Muck Rack

Rebecca Falconer

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London
Journalist

Former @HuffPost news editor | Word nerd and media enthusiast on a quick break before my next adventure.

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Biography

British-Australian News Editor for HuffPost, assigned to the World and General Assignment desks. Previously worked for News Corporation and Al Jazeera English as a senior journalist.
Contributed to the Guardian, Radio X EU, the International Business Times and the Middle East Eye while working as...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Newcastle Evening Chronicle community correspondent - 1 of 5 jobs I did to save for uni. Others involved cleaning and dishwashing. Fun times!

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! A child's Olivetti typewriter when I was a kid. Loved it. Always played journalist.

How is social media changing news?

It's more fast-paced and stories are reaching people who may not have previously had access to them. A local event could go global.