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Mike Savino

Meriden, CT
City and State Editor — Meriden Record Journal
Covers:  All three branches of state government. Also anything that has to do with public access/FOI
Doesn't Cover: Entertainment, most business related stuff, sports, living-related features

Record-Journal (Meriden, CT) local/state editor; Connecticut SPJ President; FOI advocate; proud UConn alumn msavino@record-journal.com

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I cover state government for the Record-Journal in Meriden, CT. I am also president of the Connecticut Society for Professional Journalists and serve on the boards of directors for both the Connecticut Council for Freedom of Information and the Connecticut Foundation for Open Government.
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Freelancing for the Norwich Bulletin

Have you ever used a typewriter?

I'm a millennial, but not a hipster. So, no.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

This question is dumb


CCFOI Stephen Collins

2016 - Freedom of Information
For my work covering FOI-related issues

Society of Professional Journalists Award

I've won various CT SPJ awards (not national) for my reporting through the years, including for in-depth, feature, and series.