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Melissa Hayes

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.

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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 — 4,883 followers, 21,950 tweets

Jan 17, 2017

RT @SStirling: Troubling. Of the nearly 1,500 in NJ who have entered treatment for heroin addiction so far in 2017, 85 percent have sought…

Jan 12, 2017

@terrencemcd I don't think they've been to Newark either- "yes, the senator was mayor of Newark not JC, but close enough"

Jan 06, 2017

RT @NJTPA: Familiar with New Brunswick's ciclovias? Check out this story in InTransition to learn more about open streets:…

Jan 03, 2017

Sad, but a great read from @davidwchen - In New Jersey, Only a Few Media Watchdogs Are Left 

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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.