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Michael A. | Elance
 
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Michael A.

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   United States
  |   Waterloo, IA

Overview

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I am an award winning investigative journalist looking to broaden his horizons. A passionate storyteller, my writing voice is clear, crisp and often lyrical. I am a hard worker accustomed to chasing down multiple stories and cranking them out under a daily deadline.

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President Obama visited Cedar Falls, Iowa to promote internet connectivity in January...
This is the first in a lengthy investigative series I wrote for The Waterloo-Cedar...
This is in a series I wrote about the trial of Toshiki Itoh, a University of Iowa...
This is a series I broke about a sizeable discrepancy in the books of the organization...
This is the story of a wedding gone horribly wrong due to a confluence of crazy events...

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The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier
Investigative Reporter
2013 - Present
I cover the city hall beat while working on a variety of long-term investigative projects. A fellow reporter and I received the 2013 Associated Press Media Editors Investigative Reporting Award and...
The Hawk Eye
City Hall Reporter
2012 - 2013
As a beat reporter, I covered the Burlington city council, the West Burlington city council, and the Des Moines County board of supervisors. I worked hard to keep my investigative teeth sharp on a...
IowaWatch
Staff Writer
2010 - 2012
Iowa Watch is a not-for-profit investigative journalism organization that provides in-depth coverage of local, state, and national issues. As a staff writer I apprenticed under Stephen Berry, a...

Education

University of Iowa
Bachelors Degree in Journalism and Philosophy
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