Colleen O'Dea on Muck Rack

Colleen O'Dea

New Jersey
Editor at large,
Covers:  data journalism, environment, government, politics, health, education, transportation

Writer, editor, data, mapping, web. All things Jersey. Bowler, scouter, proud mom and fan of Bruuuuuce.

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Colleen O’Dea has been a journalist for nearly 30 years. She started her career as a part-time correspondent for The Record of New Jersey, then spent most of her career at the Daily Record of Morris County. O’Dea left the paper in February 2011 and spent much of the last year freelancing. She has...

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RT @njspotlight: The nation is grappling with what to do in the wake of the #Parkland tragedy and the rise of the #NeverAgain movem…
RT @johnreitmeyer: New report makes case for expanding list of services that are subject to NJ's sales tax, and restoring the rate to…
RT @johnreitmeyer: Murphy announced today that he's signed a bill allowing for the customary delay of a new governor's first budget me…
RT @DaviSusan: A thought on 17 yo's: It strikes me how unique their generation is: Born & raised in the 9/11 era, into a nation at war thei…
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Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Brenda Starr (wished I had her red hair)

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Via email.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Microsoft suite, QGIS, Carto, Tableau, Google Drive, Cometdocs, etc