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Rebecca Aguilar

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Dallas, Texas
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  Social media, Latino & Latina issues, topics involving Hispanics, family & child issues, courts, crime and cops, health and politics

#FreelanceReporter| @LatinaStyleMag #SocialMedia columnist | 50 awards & noms | VP @SPJFW | Fmr VP @NAHJ | #Media & #Diversity Watchdog | #Mayborn Scholar

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Biography

I'm a multiple Emmy award-winning reporter and Emmy nominated TV commentator. I have 36 years of experience. Most of my career has been in television broadcast news, but I also have experience in radio, print and online.

I have worked in Toledo, Chicago, Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Phoenix, Lo...

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@RebeccaAguilar — 5,184 followers, 27,696 tweets

Sep 25, 2017

Is Trump creating "cultural war" by attacking Black NFL players who #TakeTheKnee but praising white NASCAR owner agst protests? https://t.co/XsFUw3y1XQ

Sep 25, 2017

Someone needs to tell #ColinKaepernick that according to Sarah Huckabee Sanders #takingaknee is not about a race issue. Oh really? https://t.co/386sMYZNnK

Sep 25, 2017

Sarah Huckabee Sanders says there is hypocrisy in what NFL players who #TakeTheKnee are doing with their protest. https://t.co/ThhdXYIEVv

Sep 25, 2017

Peter Alexander asked @SarahHuckabee about message Trump sends calling NFL players who #TakeTheKnee SOB's. She spun AGAIN. https://t.co/x3beBbcoh7

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What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job was a television news reporter in Toledo, Ohio.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

We used typewriters to write out the news when I got into journalism in 1981.

How is social media changing news?

Social media is making news instant to the public.Journalists have to apply the same commitment to accuracy on social media.