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Melissa Hayes

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Westwood, NJ
Managing Editor, InTransition Magazine
Covers:  hurricane sandy, new jersey state government, new jersey legislature, 2016 election, hurricane sandy recovery, new jersey news, new jersey politics, governor christie

Editor & social media specialist at @NJTPA. Former @GovChristie reporter for The Record. facebook.com/MelissaHayesNJ

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Biography

Editor of InTransition Magazine & communications and social media specialist at the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority.

Former State House Bureau reporter for The Record (North Jersey Media Group) where I covered Governor Christie. Prior to moving to the Trenton Bureau I worked as...

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@MelissaMHayes — 4,909 followers, 21,971 tweets

Feb 21, 2017

RT @NJTPA: #InTheNews Adults 18 - 29 wanted to discuss NJ's future in innovative "Set the Table!" initiative…

Feb 21, 2017

RT @njstreetsmart: Commit to being a safe driver & a safe pedestrian. Your good decisions help keep you & those in your community safe…

Feb 20, 2017

Nice tribute from @tomamoran -Remembering Jamie Fox, respected by all in N.J. politics | Moran  http://s.nj.com/iXd1qmL 

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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

How is social media changing news?

It's requiring us to be faster and more efficient and helping us reach a broader audience.