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Westwood, NJ
Specialty Writer — Bergen Record
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 / 609.292.9862 /

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 ...

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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
Sep 17, 2014

Patty DiRenzo talks about her son Sal's fatal overdose at presser introducing bills to combat drug…

Sep 16, 2014

NJ pension system sells investment in fund tied to Massachusetts GOP candidate via @JohnReitmeyer

Sep 16, 2014

RT @terrencemcd: Former Jersey City councilman David Donnelly headed to the redevelopment agency to replace former chief.

Sep 16, 2014

@jdawsey1 Shouldn't you be welcoming people since it's your home state?

Sep 16, 2014

RT @jdawsey1: Walk into Moe's in downtown Charleston, and @mattkatz00 yells, "Welcome to Moe's!" This is view out window.

Sep 16, 2014

Obamacare Aids N.J. Casino Workers After Christie Opposed Law via @tdopp

Sep 16, 2014

. @GovChristie making four-state swing over two days for Republican candidates | #ThePoliticalState |

Sep 15, 2014

RT @peterhaskell880: 4 NJ Govs, Christie, McGreevey, Kean & Byrne, all at opening of Martin's Place, to help addicts turn around. @wcbs880

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