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Abigail Edge
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Attended City University, London
Lives in Denver
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Since going freelance I've found online #journalism communities are great for those times when I need advice or simply a bit of banter.

Here are some of my favourite social media groups and Twitter chats for all journalists, whether you have an office to go to or not.
One of the culture shocks about going freelance is the fact most of the time it’s just me at the kitchen table, getting …
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Podcast: Experts from +Chartbeat, +Medium and +The Guardian explain why #journalists should care about attention time
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Changing the metric: What attention time means for journalists
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A tweet-by-tweet round-up of #HHLdn on February 23, 2015, at the BBC's New Broadcasting House
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'This exercise is not about predicting the next decade, but preparing for it' – BBC director of news and current affairs James Harding
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9 publications proudly flying the flag for satire #jesuischarlie


In the wake of the terror attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo, here are nine other newspapers, magazines, websites and podcasts making an impact through smart satire
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Need to upgrade my mobile journalism kit. Here's what's on my wish list, if you have any other suggestions or recommendations let me know #mojo
Now that I’m working for myself, it’s time to expand the kit I use for shooting video and photos on mobile. I’m by no means a pro, but it’s something I enjoy practicing whenever I can. Part of my job involves travelling to cover conferences and events, so it’s essential my kit is fairly lightweight – both in terms of weight and size. My issue at the moment is that I need a tripod mount that will suit both iPhone and Android (the iPhone is my UK...
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Mobile journalists have been sharing their favourite tools and tech on Twitter following a competition launched by RTÉ's MojoCon
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Google Glass experiment #1: Taking a photo  #throughglass
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Advice for journalists using eyewitness media from the recent News Xchange conference in Prage
At the News Xchange conference in Prague, experts in eyewitness media from GuardianWitness, CNN and Storyful discussed advice for newsrooms managing user generated content around breaking news events
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Denver
Previously
Brighton - Bristol - London - Birmingham UK
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Multimedia journalist
Employment
  • Freelance Journalist
    present
  • Journalism.co.uk
    Technology Editor and Training Programme Manager, 2013 - 2015
  • Midland News Association
    Group Online Editor, 2012 - 2013
  • Northcliffe Digital
    Digital Publisher, This is Bristol, 2010 - 2012
Education
  • City University, London
    Pg/Dip Journalism
  • Plymouth University
    BA English
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