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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://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.
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…

Sep 14, 2014

Looking for a Sunday #longread? Try the start of our series on contaminated sites in central Illinois by @maggiesjr: sj-r.com/superfund.

Sep 11, 2014

Well, this is wonderful. RT @DavidMercerAP: #Illini say PG Tracy Abrams is indeed out for season with ACL tear.

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