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Sam Downing


Sam Downing is a Sydney-based journalist and the editor of ninemsn Pickle and ninemsn Coach – two websites which launched in April 2015, respectively covering viral/animal and diet/fitness news.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Communications from the University of Newcastle, he has spent 10 years working in digital news, covering topics including breaking news, celebrity gossip, US politics and (of course) cat videos.

Sam’s other projects at ninemsn include Australian Vintage, a tour of Aussie history through archive photos. He’s a dog person, despite what everyone seems to assume.

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