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Connor Hughes

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Medford, New Jersey
Jets Reporter — The Star-Ledger
Covers:  new york giants, high school sports, softball, njsiaa, basketball, football, swimming, baseball, track and field

I write about sports for NJAM (@StarLedger & @njdotcom) | 2017 is my fourth season on the Jets' beat. I've already covered 2 GMs, 2 coaches & 5* starting QBs

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Biography

22-year-old graduate of Burlington County College and present student at Monmouth University.

Journalist for The Burlington County Times and Star Ledger covering high school sports across the Garden State. Credentialed beat writer for Big Blue View and Big Blue Interactive covering the New York...

What was your first job as a journalist?

My first job as a journalist was writing for Z889sports.com.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I have used one in the past.

What's the funniest news-related #hashtag you've seen?

#WhileWaitingForJake, in regards to Rams fans waiting for Jake Long to sign, #BeforeRoseReturned was a good one too, and #LebronsHeadband.

Awards

Phillip H. Roberts Scholarship

2013 - Broadcast and Journalism
The NJBA awarded Connor Hughes with a scholarship in Philip Robert's name, given to a student studying broadcasting and journalism at a College or University that has displayed excellence within the field.

Raymond Michelli Broadcast and Journalism Award

2014 - Broadcast and Journalism
The "Raymond Michelli Broadcast and Journalism Scholarship Award" is given to one student each year at Monmouth University who demonstrates excellence in the broadcast and journalism field.