The Madison Courier
Madison, Indiana :: Afternoon daily newspaper 10,000 circulation
Special Projects Editor :: January 1999 to May 2002
Staff Writer :: November 1993 to May 2002
- Reported on area politics, government and school activities.
- Trained news staff for technology advances including new software, Internet research and the transition from manual paste-up to computerized design.
- Redesigned newspaper and helped restructure procedures for the paper’s move to color printing.
- Designed special sections in collaboration with news and advertising staffs.
- Managed daily news product as acting managing editor.
- Won Hoosier State Press Association community service award in 1996.
- Developed newspaper’s first web site.
- Advocated for progressive changes in the paper’s community, business and culture news coverage.
Prior Journalism Experience
La Prensa Nacional: Latino weekly newspaper in Toledo, Ohio.
Managing editor :: January 1992 to September 1993
WMUB-FM: Public Radio from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Reporter, program engineer and host :: January 1989-December 1991