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Video journalist & filmmaker @washingtonpost; Currently in Odesa, Ukraine Whitney.Leaming@washpost.com
Mar 1 6 tweets 1 min read
Today, our fixer in Dnipro, Ukraine tried to refuse payment for all his hard work. Now he’s donating his payment to aid organizations helping his countrymen. (1/6) For those of you who don’t know, a fixer is a local person who helps international journalists on the ground in areas they aren’t familiar with and often also acts as a translator. Their contacts and insider knowledge is invaluable. (2/6)
Oct 18, 2019 8 tweets 2 min read
A new colleague just stopped by my desk to inquire about these awesome signs @postguild made for the #equalpay campaign and what men like him could do to help. I was so taken aback I just stared at him for a minute.

No man has EVER asked me that. EVER. Being aware of the challenges women and people of color face when it comes to #equalpay is a huge first step. But if you want to be as awesome as @EricMGarcia and need some advice, here’s mine: