with Jenni Hogan
What's your best tweet?
The tweet right after my baby girl was born, I haven't had much sleep since then so don't remember it, but I know it'd be hard to beat
What are six things you could never do without?
Husband, Baby girl, Family, dogs, BTF's (=best twitter friends) ... wow room for 1 more, nope I'm happy :)
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
So much! I have an army of friends getting me information as news breaks, I don't tell a story to them, I tell it with them, through them.
Twitter or Facebook?
Twitter :) but I love all of my facebook friends, just a little grumpy that you can't have more than 5000 on your profile.
What feature should Twitter add?
a "you rock" button :)
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
Our floor director, Tony. He is soooo funny and creative. Although sometimes I steal his comments lol so I'd lose some content
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Happy Humptidoodle Dandy Day :) or T-Wahoooooooo-sday or Whit Whooooooooooooooooo
Why should we vote for you?
Free hugsicles (http://bit.ly/gZ0vIE)+ I'm just a friend with a pretty cool job that means I can be your voice to many and I pay it forward
Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?
hugsicles, lovesicles, whit whoooo, chickidoodle
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
My viewers. TV's always been 1 way, now with twitter it's 2 way as they can talk to me too. Watching me on TV = twiple-d (watch, listen,chat)
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
I did a #mobiletweetup where I came to you collecting toys 4 tots. If everyone used it wow imagine the kids smiles for xmas http://bit.ly/dOhQJv
How do you make your tweets unique?
The voice in my head goes to my fingers which pops it onto the computer and *send*
140 characters of advice for a new user?
1) Be you 2) Jump into the deep end of the twitter swimming pool, we'll all be your floaties and won't let you sink :)
How long can you go without a tweet?
I can go longer without tweeting than reading others tweets. I love knowing what's going through my friends minds. Everyone has a story.
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
@chrisegert he cracks me up oh and @samargier too (whoops it said "the") #tie #KIRO7rocks
How do you decide what to tweet?
I tweet moments. Anything that gives me an emotion I share.
Why'd you start tweeting?
Because my boss @Todd_Mokhtari said it may be a good thing to test, soooo glad I did :)
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
@reply me. As a Journalists I love listening to my audience. The more they talk to me the more I know what they care about.
How will the world change in the next year?
It'll change a lot. There is such a power with social media. Just one tweet can start a ripple effect, imagine after 1 year of tweets..wow
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
I believe in following everyone back. If someone is going to take the time to care about what I have to say I am honored to do the same