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Walt Kane

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New Jersey
Investigative Reporter — News 12 New Jersey
As seen in: News 12 New Jersey
Covers:  government waste/fraud/abuse, investigative journalism, significant consumer scams, undercover investigations
Doesn't Cover: features, live interview segments, human interest stories, general news

Investigative Reporter (Kane In Your Corner) @News12NJ. 12x Emmy, 2x Murrow winner. Husband/Dad, Mets/Giants fan. Follows/RTs ≠ endorsements.

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Biography

I believe journalism is fundamentally about getting to the truth. As the investigative reporter for News 12 New Jersey I work with my producer and photographer and to expose government waste and abuse, consumer fraud, and other stories worthy of investigation.

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@waltkane — 4,763 followers, 2,996 tweets

Nov 17, 2017

NJ scam victims who wired money via Western Union can apply for compensation from a $586M fund, @NewJerseyAG announces. Company set the money aside in multi-state settlement which included NJ.

Nov 17, 2017

Interesting piece by @politico. In depth interview with the outgoing Gov. “Regrets? Chris Christie Has a Few.” https://t.co/WEA9GSpumR via @politicomag

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What was your first job as a journalist?

While in college, I freelanced for local newspapers. I started by covering HS football before getting a chance at news.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Sadly, yes.

How is social media changing news?

The good: it creates more immediacy and makes journalists more accessible. The bad: more mistakes and reporting of unconfirmed info.

Emmy Award

2015 - Investigative Reporting
"Stolen Honor"

Emmy Award

2015 - Consumer Reporting
"Kane In Your Corner: Bad Oil"