Reporter for Illinois News Network covering statewide issues. Opinions are mine.

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A graduate of Columbia College Chicago and Clifton, Illinois native, Cole spent several years managing and producing news/talk radio stations in Bloomington/Normal and Peoria before moving to Chicagoland to create award-winning programs for Comcast SportsNet Chicago.

He and his wife, Sarah, resid...

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BREAKING: Census: Illinois loses so many people that it's now ranked 6th in total population.
RT @A_R_BERG: One should be skeptical of unanimous yes votes on measures purporting to effectively police the body taking the votes. #twill
Springfield's response to sexual harassment claims: Take class, form a committee, handle recommendations after election, congratulate selves
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Reporter for WRPW in Bloomington, IL

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Learned to type on a typewriter.

How is social media changing news?

SM is opening the door for a lot of people previously shunned by "traditional media" to do some good stuff. More competition.