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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
Aug 29, 2014

#GovChristie walks the boardwalk in Pt. Pleasant Beach ahead of Labor Day @ Jenkinson's Boardwalk

Aug 28, 2014

@occupybergennj bad cell service. Surprised my initial tweet went out.

Aug 28, 2014

RT @ThePamRusso: Heads up #nyc commuters - #NJTransit trains are NOT running or delayed out of #NYPennStation due to a stalled train #grabacocktail

Aug 27, 2014

Illinois governor’s race becomes #Biden vs. #GovChristie for a day via @NATASHAKORECKI

Aug 27, 2014

#GWB probe: NJ lawmakers subpoena AT&T for Christie aide's phone records via @ShawnBoburg

Aug 27, 2014

New misconduct trials ordered for ex-Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission officials via @richardcowen123

Aug 27, 2014

Rutgers Football Gives the Gaslight Anthem Scarlet Fever… via @rollingstone (@dailytargum represent!)

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