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Mike Savino

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Meriden, CT
Capitol and Investigative Reporter — 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

Capitol and investigative reporter for the Record-Journal in Meriden, CT SPJ President. FOI advocate. UConn Alumn. msavino@record-journal.com

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Biography

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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@Reporter_Savino — 853 followers, 4,909 tweets

Jun 29, 2017

Yeah, yeah, but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, that they didn't stop to think if they should. https://t.co/6LYaNriXJ8

Jun 28, 2017

RT @SICKOFWOLVES: OKAY OBVIOUSLY THAT IS NOT BLOOD ON MY SHIRT I JUST DROPPED A JUG OF RAGU BRANDED ITALIAN SAUCE DURING YET ANOTHER DINNER ALONE

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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

Awards

CCFOI Stephen Collins

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

Society of Professional Journalists Award

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