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Jade Walker
Works at The Huffington Post
Attended University of Miami
Lives in Hinsdale, NH
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Yes, more people really do die during the winter months
So why is this important? As Legacy.com founder Stopher Bartol noted: "Because those who serve the needs of people experiencing the death of a friend or loved one should be aware that their services will typically be in greater demand in December, January a...
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Dying Words Reach A New Audience
Jeff Schmalz, The New York Times reporter who found his calling in writing about HIV and AIDS, is the subject of a new book and radio documentary titled “Dying Words.” Before Schmalz died in 1993 of complications of the disease, the 39-year-old journalist h...
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Several very kind and generous people have been messaging me about what I want for my birthday/Yule/Xmas. Since so many of you are far away, I went ahead and created a wishlist on Amazon. However, …
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Death has closed the book on the controversial life of Harriet Klausner
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* Darkness gets a bad rap. It’s the light that blinds you. * After a lifetime of study and experimentation, I am definitely an atheist. But if I had to choose one religion, I’d probably…
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Attn: Someone Has Died
"It is a cruel thing, this wheel of obituary fortune. You can never be assured that your passage to eternal bliss will get the attention it deserves." -- Thomas Vinciguerra
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Quote of the day
"Every morning I wake up and read the obituaries. And if I'm not in 'em, I have breakfast." -- Carl Reiner
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On this day 25 years ago, I met my best friend and my high school sweetheart. At the time I had no idea that a chance encounter would lead to friendship and love. And now, a quarter of a century ha…
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No one believed me, but here comes the Great Pumpkin. My patch was sincere! Share this:EmailPrintFacebookTwitterGoogleTumblrLinkedInPocketRedditMorePinterestLike this:Like Loading...
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I suffered through 21 migraines this summer, several of which lasted for days at a time. These vicious headaches were often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, exhaustion, blurry vision or blindness, …
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Whenever I chop peppers for a meal, particularly spicy peppers, I make an effort to avoid touching my eyes. This avoidance stems from two occasions when I wasn’t as careful — and you ca…
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Journalist
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  • The Huffington Post
    Overnight Editor, 2011 - present
  • Night Owl News
    Overnight Editor, 2011 - 2011
  • Yahoo! News
    Overnight Editor, 2007 - 2011
  • Associated Press
    Overnight Editor, 2005 - 2007
  • The New York Times
    Overnight Editor, 2000 - 2005
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Hinsdale, NH
Previously
New York, NY
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Carpe noctem
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Jade Walker is a veteran journalist with more than 20 years of experience covering international/national affairs, crime, the publishing industry, new media and obituaries.

Ms. Walker is the overnight editor of The Huffington Post, and the former overnight editor of The New York Times, The Associated PressYahoo! News and Night Owl News. In her "spare time," she writes obits for The Blog of Death, produces The Written Word quote service and blogs for the Obituary Forum, Hooked From The First Page and Afterthoughts.

Privately, Walker enjoys writing, dreaming, cooking/baking, visiting cemeteries, going on book buying sprees, watching movies, travel, moonbathing and seeking immortality. She currently resides in a 100-year-old house in New Hampshire with her husband, Marcus Weir, seven cats and a dog.

Education
  • University of Miami
    Journalism and Criminal Justice, 1991 - 1995
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