Kristin Broughton — American Banker

Kristin Broughton is a reporter at the American Banker. Most recently, Broughton worked as a committee analyst for Bloomberg Government. She has also served as a researcher for CQ Roll Call. Broughton earned a bachelor’s degree in English-Literature from Macalester College and a master’s degree in public finance and budgeting from George Washington University. Kristin [...]

Ed Fletcher — Sacramento Bee

Ed Fletcher is a staff reporter at the Sacramento Bee, covering courts, crime and local news in Placer County, California. He is also principal of the multimedia arts corporation Perpetual F Productions. Fletcher has a bachelor’s degree in mass communications and political science from Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. [...]

Jeff Smith — San Diego Reader

Jeff Smith is a theater critic and senior writer for the San Diego Reader. He occasionally contributes a local history column. He was the original writing director of two University of California freshman composition programs: the Humanities Core Course, at Irvine and the Revelle Humanities/Writing Program at UCSD. Smith has a Ph.D. in literature and [...]

Mike Gallagher — Albuquerque Journal

Mike Gallagher is an investigative reporter for the Albuquerque Journal. He has reported on diverse issues, such as the exploitation of foreigners for cheap labor under State Department cultural-exchange visa programs and the impact of gaming on New Mexico Indian tribes. Gallagher has held his current position since 1986. Gallagher received his bachelor’s degree in [...]

Tom Sowa — Spokesman-Review

Tom Sowa covers communications, information technology, retail, company news and small business news for the Spokesman-Review’s business desk. Sowa also directs weekly coverage and develops online stories for TXT, a Spokesman-Review website component that helps readers make the most of links, lists and how-to’s. Mr. Sowa graduated from Reed College with a bachelor’s in journalism [...]