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Springfield, IL
Assistant Metro Editor — State Journal-Register
Covers:  Public Safety, Environmental Issues, K-12 Education, Public Records, Business Development, Politics, Local Government, Growth, Technology

Assistant Metro Editor/Projects Coordinator at The State Journal-Register (http://www.sj-r.com). Still a freelance writer too.

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first full-time job was covering Riverside, Ill., for a semi-weekly called Suburban Life.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I used to use one all the time in grade school.
Sep 30, 2014

RT @DeanOlsenSJR: Hope Institute leader placed on suspension amid 2nd ban on admissions - Springfield, IL bit.ly/1CEFkQl #twill #HopeInstitute

Sep 30, 2014

The SJ-R is hiring a features editor. Come work with us in the capital of Illinois and Abraham Lincoln's hometown: journalismjobs.com/Job_Listing.cf…

Sep 25, 2014

He's a Capital Area Career Center employee. RT @SJRbreaking: Chatham man arrested on child pornography charges. sj-r.com/article/201409…

Sep 25, 2014

RT @DeanOlsenSJR: Countywide assessment of public-health challenges begins in Sangamon bit.ly/1uIgc6y #publichealth @ilhealthmatters

Sep 17, 2014

RT @SJRbreaking: City budget director among candidates for CWLP finance director post ow.ly/2NERCS

Sep 15, 2014

Part 2 of our series on central Illinois Superfund sites by @maggiesjr & @jamiemunkssjr is online now: bit.ly/1qRl3D8. #sjrsuperfund

Sep 14, 2014

RT @SJRbreaking: The owner of the Bel-Aire Motel has died in Florida, his family says: sj-r.com/article/201409…

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