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Springfield, IL
State Journal-Register — City Government Reporter
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://t.co/AVwQfKm6MK). 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.
Jul 25, 2014

@chambanaplnr Definitely glad I'm not traveling internationally today.

Jul 25, 2014

Just the headline you want to see when you pick up a paper in the airport: pic.twitter.com/mlE2ArqGoh

Jul 24, 2014

Mysterious loss of TV service is making for a quiet night in the SJ-R newsroom.

Jul 24, 2014

RT @bschoenburg: bit.ly/1z8TZS4 My col today: Stocks-Smith considers another run for mayor; Ward 7; Frerichs-Cross on taxes; Rawlings remembered

Jul 17, 2014

RT @bschoenburg: bit.ly/1qLh7S0 My column today: $$ in mayor's race; and Houston's daily workouts

Jul 10, 2014

RT @SMTD_Online: Due to the Taste of Downtown Festival, the Night Service transfer center will be located at 5th & Capitol (the... http://t…

Jul 10, 2014

RT @SJRsports: Should the private, nonprofit #IHSA be subject to open records laws? Nearly 80% of poll respondents at sj-r.com say yes.

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