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The world of broadcast journalism has always been predominantly White. As regularly as topics such as race relations, police violence, even immigration are discussed on-air, the anchors, pundits, and reporters often look nothing like their subjects. However, over the last decade or so, many larger news companies have decided to diversify their staff (somewhat) —…

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Two-time Emmy Award-winning journalist Mara Schiavocampo has covered nearly every major news story of the last decade, including the Boston Marathon bombing, Hurricane Sandy, the Occupy Wall Street protests, the Gulf oil spill, the Haiti earthquake and the 2008 presidential election. Currently a correspondent for ABC News and “Good Morning America,” Schiavocampo has previously worked…

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Emmy Award-winning journalist and NBC News correspondent Mara Schiavocampo is a pioneer in the field of digital reporting. She’s every news reporting agency’s wish for an employee. Here, the wife, expectant mother and self-contained journalist shares how she climbed the ladder to success, why self-sufficiency is crucial in journalism and where she’d love to live…

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