Jim Hummel

Jim Hummel

Bio:

Jim Hummel is the founder and executive director of The Hummel Report, a non-profit investigative reporting website that focuses on exposing government waste and corruption in Rhode Island. The Hummel Report marked its fourth anniversary in October. Jim began his professional reporting career in 1982 with The Providence Journal, where he spent 13 years as a reporter and editor. He moved to ABC6-TV in 1995, where he became chief reporter and resurrected the station's popular franchise ``You Paid For It.'' He won the Edward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting in 2007. He left the station in 2008, but won the Associated Press Award for investigative reporting in 2010 and 2011 after launching his website. Jim is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he majored in journalism and political. He lives in Barrington with his wife, Wendy, and their 16-year-old twins, Cameron and Alexandra.

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Articles by Jim Hummel

Life Lessons on the Soccer Field
December 5, 2013 No Commentby

Life Lessons on the Soccer Field

“With Ocean State [Soccer School], I thought it was such a great community that I was part of. I was ...

The Highway Becomes a Parking Lot
November 19, 2013 No Commentby

The Highway Becomes a Parking Lot

As one of the primary roads in and out of the city’s East Side, Gano Street sees thousands of cars ...

Surf’s Up for Surfers Healing
November 1, 2013 No Commentby

Surf’s Up for Surfers Healing

By 8 o’clock on a Saturday morning in September, the waves are slowly starting to build under crystal clear skies ...

A Bump in the Road
November 1, 2013 No Commentby

A Bump in the Road

RI Road rising above the rest– literally From a distance, Route 3 looks like any other busy highway in Rhode ...

The Hummel Report Quarterly Update
October 15, 2013 No Commentby

The Hummel Report Quarterly Update

As we round the corner toward the final few months of 2013, there are new developments on a handful of ...

A Complaint Results in Personal Exposure
September 28, 2013 No Commentby

A Complaint Results in Personal Exposure

For years, Omega Pond was a hidden jewel, an oasis for dozens of homes along the water’s edge in the ...

Bridging the Education Gap with Kids Bridge
September 28, 2013 No Commentby

Bridging the Education Gap with Kids Bridge

The official start of kindergarten was still three weeks away, but on a steamy day in early August, the kids ...

Are Electric Cars the Future of RI?
September 17, 2013 No Commentby

Are Electric Cars the Future of RI?

From a state beach in South County to a restaurant in East Providence to the parking lot of an office ...

A Young Farmer Helps His Community
August 30, 2013 No Commentby

A Young Farmer Helps His Community

North Kingstown native gives back to Hasbro Hospital By 9 a.m. the temperature is already heading north of 90 degrees. ...

How Many Fire Departments Does One Town Need?
August 30, 2013 No Commentby

How Many Fire Departments Does One Town Need?

Change coming to Cumberland Fire Departments If you need a fire engine in Cumberland, one of four separate fire departments ...