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James A. Molnar

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Toledo, Ohio
Design and Film Editor — Toledo Free Press
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Biography

Hailing from Toledo, Ohio, James majored in journalism and French at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. He has worked for newspapers large and small. He was recently promoted to design editor of Toledo Free Press, a twice-weekly newspaper in his hometown. In that position, he manages the des...

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I used to play with my grandfather's typewriter in the basement. There was something so neat about clanging of the keys.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

It means you know how to write, but also swear to the moral code of accuracy and honesty. (And you probably don't get paid enough.)

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Send me an email with all of the details, including the timely element, the deadline and how it could be relevant to Midwest readers.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2013 - Best Page One Design
The “Best Page One Design” category for Toledo Free Press Star work in the category for newspapers with less than 75,000 circulation.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2013 - Best Graphic Designer
Second place, the “Best Graphic Designer” category for Toledo Free Press Star work in the category for newspapers with less than 75,000 circulation.