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Barnes to join The Independent as deputy registered audience editor

January 7, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Becky Barnes

Becky Barnes will be joining The Independent as deputy registered audience editor. She begins Jan. 17.

Until recently, Barnes was a freelancer. She has previously worked at the HuffPost, where she has was social media editor and audience editor. She also served as a BT.com news reporter and social media journalist/multimedia reporter at the Press Association.

She was also a reading post/Bracknell Times senior reporter at Trinity Mirror Southern and a trainee journalist at Brighton Journalist Works. She has also written for BBC Blast Youth Panel.

Barnes holds a bachelor’s degree in English and American literature from the University of Kent and a diploma in journalism from Brighton Journalist Works.

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