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

The Hummel Spotlight
November 15, 2012 No Commentby

The Hummel Spotlight

Editor’s note: The Hummel Report has launched a monthly feature called The Hummel Spotlight, focusing on people and organizations making ...

The Hummel Report
November 15, 2012 35 commentsby

The Hummel Report

Barrington has the reputation as one of Rhode Island’s most affluent towns: a waterfront community, chock full of wealthy people ...

The Hummel Spotlight: Sophia Academy
November 13, 2012 8 commentsby

The Hummel Spotlight: Sophia Academy

Editor’s note: The Hummel Report has launched a monthly feature called The Hummel Spotlight, focusing on people and organizations making ...

The Hummel Report: Affordable Housing in Barrington Defined
November 13, 2012 26 commentsby

The Hummel Report: Affordable Housing in Barrington Defined

Barrington has the reputation as one of Rhode Island’s most affluent towns: a waterfront community, chock full of wealthy people ...

On Call
June 17, 2012 7 commentsby

On Call

Providence City Council members’ cell phones cost taxpayers big bucks For more than a decade, it was a perk that ...

Bay Commission Winds
May 19, 2012 3 commentsby

Bay Commission Winds

Environmental agency puts turbines to good use Wherever you go on the Providence waterfront these days, they are impossible to ...

Paying the Freight
May 5, 2012 7 commentsby

Paying the Freight

Wickford Junction proves a costly startup project From Route 102 in North Kingstown the 4-story building it’s hard to miss. ...

In Plain Sight
May 3, 2012 No Commentby

In Plain Sight

Sex offenders living near schools despite a law requiring them to reside outside 300 feet From the back window of ...

Investigative Update
April 5, 2012 9 commentsby

Investigative Update

Shining spotlight on waste & corruption prompts further action Editor’s note: The Hummel Report has new information and developments on ...

For Whom the Bridge Tolls
April 5, 2012 4 commentsby

For Whom the Bridge Tolls

RI residents charged erroneous EZ Pass fees It has become a popular and efficient way to negotiate toll roads and ...