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Jade McDowell

Reporter — East Oregonian
Covers:  Economic development and city government in Umatilla County and Morrow County, Oregon plus some local human interest stories.
Doesn't Cover: States other than Oregon
Reporter for the @EastOregonian and news editor of the @HermistonHerald

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I cover city government and local economic development in Hermiston, Oregon for sister papers the East Oregonian and Hermiston Herald. Past work includes a two-year stint at The Dalles Chronicle, an internship at The New York Daily News, an internship at The Dalles Chronicle and two years as an editor for The Daily Universe at Brigham Young University. Winner of a second place Hearst for opinion writing in 2011.