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Wilborn Nobles III

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New Orleans, LA
West Bank Reporter — New Orleans Times-Picayune

Pokémon Trainer. Times-Picayune | @nolanews Education Reporter. @power_app Co-founder. Alleged enemy of the American people. wnobles@nola.com

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Biography

By day, Wilborn P. Nobles III covers D.C. news and crime at The Washington Post. By night, he contributes news of interest to readers at the Post's Morning Mix blog. A New Orleans native and journalism senior at LSU, Wilborn received LSU’s Social Media News Challenge grant for his role in creatin...

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The school closure updates continue in New Orleans. Check out this list of New Orleans-area schools closed today to see if your school is open or closed amid water pressure issues #NOLAed #LaEd  http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2018/01/friday_school_closures_list.html 
Are you a NOLA student or parent trying to figure out if your school is canceled today? Check out our closure list for New Orleans-area schools to find out. #NOLAEd #LaEd  http://www.nola.com/education/index.ssf/2018/01/schools_closed_for_thursday.html 
A funding cut of this magnitude would affect incoming freshmen, as well as students already enrolled in college that use TOPS to pay for school. Read more from @jsodonoghue #NOLAEd #LaEd  http://s.nola.com/AUuXsmE 
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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a freelance writer for a content platform called Ebyline.biz and they published my story on the changing news layout in New Orleans.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

No

How is social media changing news?

People think you can get the news from social media nowadays. But journalists know how to filter the noise from what can be proven as fact.