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