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Rick Romell

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Business Reporter — Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Business reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Retail, Kohl's, trucking. Member, Pulitzer finalist team, explanatory reporting. Contact me: rick.romell@jrn.com

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Business reporter, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Covering retail (Kohl's, Lands' End specifically), Foxconn Technology Group, trucking, and general business news with Wisconsin connection. Journalism degrees from University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and Northwestern University. Member of Pulitzer fi...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Part-time police reporter, Milwaukee Sentinel, monitoring scanner in closet-sized room at police headquarters next to competition.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Took typing - not keyboarding - in high school, once owned an old Royal, and started professionally with an IBM Selectric.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Without question, Hildy Johnson, in the Rosalind Russell incarnation.