Find me where #journalism is. #Belize born. I travel ergo I am. Director of Digital Media @41ActionNews. Catch phrases include group hug & do it to it.

Holly Edgell's Biography

Proud to say I've been a journalist since 1990--starting at my college newspaper, moving into TV news as a producer, then into teaching journalism before heading back to the newsroom. In 2010, I joined the digital realm as a regional editor for Patch, and now I'm Community Editor at WCPO in Cincinnati. My job combines hyper local journalism and social media engagement--both within the context of a hybrid ...

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Nuns on the Bus take message about Ryan budget on the road in Missouri | National Catholic Report...

Nuns on the Bus take message about Ryan budget on the road in Missouri | National Catholic Report...

The Butlers did it: Illinois retirees revealed as winners of $218M share of Mega Millions jackpot

The Butlers did it: Illinois retirees revealed as winners of $218M share of Mega Millions jackpot

What was your first job as a journalist?

College newspaper. We actually got paid! Michigan State University.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! Learned the ropes in a required college course.

How is social media changing news?

We have unprecedented ways of connecting with the audience, for engagement, story ideas, finding sources. You name it.

Politics or politricks?

hollyedgell.wordpress.com — Belize is a democracy. Elections happen with regularity and voters have strong feelings about both leading major political parties. A friend of mine recently observed Belizean politics in action and found himself dismayed by one particular aspect: paying for votes. The practice, by which a person connected to a candidate offers money to secure a...

Dollar store deals: Study shows many bargain items may be hazardous to your health

abcactionnews.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dollar stores can be great places to find deals on a variety of household products. The goods on their shelves are cheap, so you get what you pay for. The Campaign for Healthier Solutions and Healthy Stuff tested 164 products purchased at four major discount retailers in six states: Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar and 99 Cents Only.
Jan 26, 2016

RT @abcactionnews: ALERT: 10 toxic items for sale at dollar stores wfts.tv/1lO9AEN

Dollar store deals: Study shows many bargain items may be hazardous to your health

abc15.com — KANSAS CITY, MO - Dollar stores can be great places to find deals on a variety of household products. The goods on their shelves are cheap, so you get what you pay for. The Campaign for Healthier Solutions and Healthy Stuff tested 164 products purchased at four major discount retailers in six states: Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar and 99 Cents Only.

Dollar store deals: Study shows many bargain items may be hazardous to your health

10news.com — Dollar stores can be great places to find deals on a variety of household products. The goods on their shelves are cheap, so you get what you pay for. The Campaign for Healthier Solutions and Healthy Stuff tested 164 products purchased at four major discount retailers in six states: Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar and 99 Cents Only.

Dollar store deals: Study shows many bargain items may be hazardous to your health

kshb.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Dollar stores can be great places to find deals on a variety of household products. The goods on their shelves are cheap, so you get what you pay for. The Campaign for Healthier Solutions and Healthy Stuff tested 164 products purchased at four major discount retailers in six states: Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Family Dollar and 99 Cents Only.

When toddlers and dogs experience the snow, it's adorable and sometimes hilarious

kshb.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Human grownups may get over snow pretty quickly, but the wonder and excitement remains for toddlers and dogs! 1. Stella sounds off! 2. This dog's in heaven My dog always listens when I call her BUT she loves # snow? Off work from @41ActionNews so I have time 2 wait for her pic.twitter.com/fHeN0VAId0 - Giovanni Garcia (@giovanniggarcia) January 21, 2016 3.

Mayor Sly James: 'Infrastructure has been neglected in this country, and that has to change.'

kshb.com — WASHINGTON - Mayors across the U.S. say they worry about their cities' aging infrastructure and they'd like more state and federal support, according to a survey released Wednesday. The Menino Survey of Mayors release coincides with the winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, which runs through Friday in Washington, D.C.

Strange but true stories about lucky lottery winners in Missouri, Kansas and around the nation - Story

abcactionnews.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - We've all heard the statistics about how unlikely a person is to win the lottery, let alone the Powerball. But somebody has to win, right? There are stories about people who seem especially lucky--if you believe in luck. 1. Twice! An Abilene, Kan.

Strange but true stories about lucky lottery winners in Missouri, Kansas and around the nation

kshb.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - We've all heard the statistics about how unlikely a person is to win the lottery, let alone the Powerball. But somebody has to win, right? There are stories about people who seem especially lucky--if you believe in luck. 1. Twice! An Abilene, Kan.

That time Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback tweeted about Alex Gordon and people lost their minds

kshb.com — KANSAS CITY, Mo. - An important rule of thumb for social media success is this: Be part of the conversation. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback (or the person who tweets on his behalf) took that to heart on Wednesday. The tweet was related to the news that the popular Alex Gordon had agreed to stay with the Royals.
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Feb 07, 2016

RT @MikeEllis_AIM: Have you taken one of these Twitter Super Bowl polls? #SuperBowl


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