Dayton Daily News investigative reporter Lynne Hulsey spoke to J2500 reporting students on April 7 about her 20-year career as a journalist. She shared insights into her coverage of the Cincinnati riots of 2001, along with her general tips for tracking down public records and how to conduct an investigative report.
Lynn Hulsey also met with members of the student chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists and BG News to discuss how she develops investigative stories and how to look for story ideas. She also answered questions about the job environment after college.
Hulsey has worked at the Dayton Daily News since 1995. Her investigative beat includes local government, politics, health care and nonprofits.
Prior to joining the Dayton Daily News, Hulsey worked at the Springfield News-Sun. She has won awards from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Ohio Newspaper Women’s Association, the Best of Cox Award and the Education Writers Association’s National Awards for Education Reporting.
A native of the Dayton area, Hulsey graduated from the University of Dayton and lives in Kettering. Her daughter, Anna Crabill, is in the public relations sequence at BGSU.