NBC News’ senior Washington correspondent Hallie Jackson is launching a new show this week.
The new NBC News NOW streaming show aims to “strip away some of the formality that I think you get in a more traditional newscast and try to make this feel like regular human beings talking to other human beings,” the journalist says.
Here’s how the busy reporter stays connected:
📲 Favorite device: “My iPhone is glued to my hand at all times.” She’s an Apple person.
☀️ First tap of the day: My email, she says. And she recently got her inbox down to around 8,000; so no, she’s not a zero inbox person.
📳 Most-used app: Instagram, and the NBC News app is a close second. “I have a real hate-hate relationship with Twitter,” she says, adding that Instagram is happier and less toxic.
😂 Favorite non-work app: TikTok. “That’s like what I do when my brain hurts and I just need ten minutes to laugh at weird stuff.”
🧩 She also enjoys doing the New York Times puzzles in her free time.
🔌 To unplug: She loves reading fiction books on her Kindle, so much so that she rarely chooses watching TV over reading.
Update: This story has been updated to reflect the delay of the new NBC News NOW streaming show, which was originally scheduled for Monday and will now launch later this week.
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