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I am an experienced online journalist and political editor working for Trinity Mirror papers in the West Midlands and the North East, based in the Parliamentary Press Gallery at Westminster.

I understand how government, Parliament and political parties work. I am equally at home digging out stories from data, social media or interviews as I am covering major set-piece events or explaining how things work to readers.

I produce content which is shareable and promote my work on social media.

My experience with content management systems and knowledge of HTML allows me to include charts, embedded content from third parties and formatting in my work, to create content which encourages interaction and keeps readers on the page.

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I signed up to Twitter last night for one main reason - to make it easier for me to spy on what these people are doing. Naturally, once I had made an account I decided to use it to spy on a few other people as well.

Went to bed and thought nothing of it. Came back from lunch this afternoon to find Private Watson had sent me a note telling me off for following his feed without actually posting anything myself. Told off by a politician? As it should be.

Hence, I have started actually posting on Twitter. Blame Labour.

In other news, Watson has a new layout for his blog and a nifty little cartoon image of himself. I may steal that idea.

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Jonathan Walker Political Editor of the Birmingham Post, Birmingham Mail, Sunday Mercury, Coventry Telegraph, Newcastle Journal, Newcastle Chronicle and Sunday Sun.

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