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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/nominations | VP @SPJFW | Fmr VP @NAHJ | #Media & #Diversity Watchdog | Public Speaker

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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 — 5,059 followers, 26,851 tweets

Aug 17, 2017

RT @policia: GRACIAS a todos los medios y particulares que estáis pixelando y obviando imágenes duras de víctimas y de operativo policial.…

Aug 17, 2017

RT @DustinGiebel: We don't have to take down all the statues. We can do what this artist did in Ukraine, turn Lenin into Darth Vader…

Aug 17, 2017

RT @mossos: Dispositiu policial en marxa a #Rambles de Barcelona. No difoneu fotos de l'operatiu i seguiu fonts oficials x informar-vos

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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.