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Rachel Nixon

Director of Digital Media, CBC News
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Rachel Nixon is an experienced online journalism professional based in Vancouver, Canada. Until recently deputy world editor of the internationally acclaimed BBCNews.com, based in London, UK, she was tasked with bringing the BBC's TV, radio and online news operations together to deliver big stories across multiple and emerging platforms. In her nine years as a member of the Web site team, Nixon successfully managed its coverage of key global stories such as the war in Iraq, the US presidential elections of 2004 and the mid-term elections of 2006. She also reported from Bali on the aftermath of the 2002 bombing and spent two years as the site's home page editor. In February 2007, Nixon was named BBC World Service Editor of the Year for her pioneering work on multi-platform projects. She has also worked as a television producer for BBC Four News. Nixon holds a first-class BA degree in modern languages from the University of Oxford.


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Best practices:  Writing for online is different
October 01, 2007, 11:45 AM - 1:15 PM
Windows Media Video: Video: Best practices:  Writing for online is different (166 MB)
Word Document: Best practice: Online writing
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SEMINAR: Journalism in a 24/7 World: Decision-making for the Online Editor

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