Ricky Campbell on Muck Rack

Ricky Campbell

Hudson, Wis.
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  crime and courts, republican politics, democratic politics, political campaigns, politics, education, local government, state government

Nevadan by birth, New Englander by blood, Minnesotan by choice. Press freedom fan. Let's talk politics, sports and coffee snobbery.

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Currently employed with Forum Communications, splitting time as a copy editor and a reporter for the Hudson Star-Observer and the Pierce County Herald. I'm having fun covering community news and digging deeper in stories that demand it.

I have worked in state government, following the law-making ...

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Nov 21, 2017

GOAL: Blake's Madison Tix adds another. That's her second tonight. Blake 7, EP 1. #mshsl

Nov 21, 2017

GOAL: Blake's Kylie Gage tacks on another. It's 6-1 over EP with 4:56 to go. #mshsl

Nov 21, 2017

GOAL: Blake's Lily Delianedis makes it 5-1 over EP. 10:15 left to go in the game. #mshsl

Nov 21, 2017

Puck's gonna drop soon on the third period here at the Blake School. Bears 4, EP Eagles 1. Follow it here:  http://www.mngirlshockeyhub.com/news_article/show/858922?referrer_id= 

Nov 21, 2017

END OF 2: Blake 4, Eden Prairie 1. SOGs: Blake 20, EP 12. #mshsl

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I was a new media editor for my college newspaper. That was when "new media" was a fluid definition. Writing, video, slideshows and podcasts.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. It's been a while, though.

How is social media changing news?

It drives the news. It's where everyone reads about developments first, and it's a much-needed tool to gain information for journalists.