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

Warwick Sewer System Rules Cause Confusion
August 13, 2013 No Commentby

Warwick Sewer System Rules Cause Confusion

The 30-year-old raised ranch was a good fit for Greg Chihoski and his wife when they bought it back in ...

A Surefire Way to Make Lasting Memories
July 25, 2013 No Commentby

A Surefire Way to Make Lasting Memories

Summer camp is a great time for kids to get a break from school – and truth be told, from ...

Bottleneck in EZ Pass Transponder Delivery
July 25, 2013 No Commentby

Bottleneck in EZ Pass Transponder Delivery

It was a radio ad that caught a lot of people’s attention. “There’s an easy way to make sure you ...

The Hummel Report Mid-Year Update
July 16, 2013 No Commentby

The Hummel Report Mid-Year Update

As we reach the mid-point of 2013, The Hummel Report has significant developments on investigations since the beginning of the ...

The Power of a Handshake
June 26, 2013 No Commentby

The Power of a Handshake

The first thing you notice on a visit to the San Miguel School is the handshake. The firm, look-you-in-the-eye-welcome-to-our-house handshake. ...

The Next Stop Remains to Be Seen
June 26, 2013 No Commentby

The Next Stop Remains to Be Seen

Right on schedule, the 7:45 am MBTA commuter train arrives at Wickford Junction, where more than two dozen passengers hop ...

Building Bridges, Severing Ties
June 18, 2013 No Commentby

Building Bridges, Severing Ties

Delays in the construction of the Barrington Bridge were the most public display of bad blood between the Rhode Island ...

Ethics Trouble for Gordon Fox?
June 5, 2013 No Commentby

Ethics Trouble for Gordon Fox?

          He is one of the highest-profile politicians in Rhode Island. And, as Speaker of the ...

The Hummel Report: Spotlight on Project Night Vision
April 26, 2013 6 commentsby

The Hummel Report: Spotlight on Project Night Vision

Editor’s note: This is the latest Hummel Spotlight, a feature focusing on people and organizations making a difference in the ...

The Hummel Report: Greenleaf Compassion Center
April 26, 2013 8 commentsby

The Hummel Report: Greenleaf Compassion Center

If you drive along West Main Road in Portsmouth there’s a good chance you might miss it. But later this ...