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Rebecca Aguilar

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 | I retweet what I want

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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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Officer clarified info. Says Italy ISD staffer stopped suspect in cafeteria, suspect made a run for it, was later apprehended by law enforcement. Not aware of motive. Suspect and female victim were both students. #BREAKING #schoolshooting Italy, Texas
Officers say a male victim shot girl in cafeteria at Italy High School in Texas.He fled area. Confronted by Italy ISD staff, he stopped him. Shooter has been arrested. Teenage girl is at Parkland Hospital. Investigators are not saying her condition. #schoolshooting #BREAKING
Law enforcement in Italy, Texas are talking about incident right now. Watch it live on @wfaa website.
RT @gdebenedetti: Kamala Harris on McConnell, in a statement: "I refuse to put the lives of nearly 700,000 young people in the hands…
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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.