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Westwood, NJ
Bergen Record — Specialty Writer
As seen in:  Bergen Record
Covers:  Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey State Government, New Jersey Legislature, 2016 Election, Hurricane Sandy Recovery, New Jersey News, New Jersey Politics, Governor Christie

I cover @GovChristie and #NJpolitics for The Record. Tweet, call or email me tips / 973.362.5856 /

Melissa Hayes's Biography

State House Bureau reporter for The Record (North Jersey Media Group) covering Governor Christie. Prior to moving to the Trenton Bureau I worked as a municipal reporter in the paper's main office covering a group of communities in northern Bergen County.

Before joining The Record in 2010 I spent a year at The Jersey Journal covering Jersey City and Hudson County politics, including a number of federal court cases ... Read Full Bio →

What was your first job as a journalist?

I was an education reporter at two weekly papers owned by Packet Publications in Middlesex County

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Many, many, many years ago as a kid before we had a household computer
Jul 28, 2014

RT @johnreitmeyer: Booker doesn't want to talk about federal report on Newark police's civil rights abuses on his watch, via @record_dc

Jul 25, 2014

RT @katiezez: Yes, Obama can - bring back campaign rhetoric while on the road this summer. My story from MA, CA, CO and TX.

Jul 25, 2014

RT @bergenmatters: Had a great Record Talk Radio chat today with colleagues @Record_Melissa & Jean Rimbach. Here's a link to the podcast:ht…

Jul 23, 2014

Former Gov Kean warns of security weak spots before Congressional hearing via @record_dc

Jul 23, 2014

RT @heatherhaddon: A great day at the beach RT @EliseOnDeadline: Atlantic City's credit rating kicked to junk level by Moody's

Jul 23, 2014

As promised @GovChristie holding another "No pain, No gain" event to call for pension reform, this one 7/30 in Belmar

Jul 23, 2014

RT @samdolnick: i really like getting press releases from the government of aruba. makes me feel like my inbox is on vacation.

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