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 Report: Should RI Have a Constitutional Convention Again?
October 14, 2014 No Commentby

The Hummel Report: Should RI Have a Constitutional Convention Again?

Editor’s Note: Voters face a crowded ballot when they go to the polls on November 4 from federal races and ...

Hummel Report Quarterly Update
October 2, 2014 No Commentby

Hummel Report Quarterly Update

Editor’s note: As we head into the final three months of 2014, and the heart of another election season, Jim ...

The Loaves and the Fishes: Feeding the Hungry
October 1, 2014 No Commentby

The Loaves and the Fishes: Feeding the Hungry

It is delivery day and Jim Carroll is playing both traffic cop and cheerleader at a food pantry in Greenville ...

Hummel Report: The Pond Is Their Oyster
September 16, 2014 No Commentby

Hummel Report: The Pond Is Their Oyster

Point Judith Pond is one of Rhode Island’s jewels, a four-mile stretch of crystal-clear water bordering Narragansett and South Kingstown. ...

Golfing for a Cause Is a Hole in One
September 4, 2014 No Commentby

Golfing for a Cause Is a Hole in One

Brad Faxon presided over a reunion of sorts in the parking lot behind The Rhode Island Country Club — the ...

Clean Water at Any Cost
September 4, 2014 No Commentby

Clean Water at Any Cost

A massive mill building in the heart of Central Falls has undergone a transformation over the past decade. A big ...

Head Out on the Iway
August 19, 2014 No Commentby

Head Out on the Iway

Editor’s Note: The Iway Bridge has gotten a lot of media attention the past month as the Department of Transportation ...

Feeding the Masses
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Feeding the Masses

The doors won’t open for another 30 minutes, but already a crowd is gathering at the side entrance of All ...

Solomon's Choice
August 6, 2014 No Commentby

Solomon’s Choice

Michael Solomon is wearing several hats these days: Providence City Council president, candidate for mayor and veteran businessman, a job ...

Wear Aspirin and Save Lives
July 2, 2014 No Commentby

Wear Aspirin and Save Lives

Met High School Students Pursuit to Save Lives with Wear Aspirin It is a presentation Christian Rijos has given dozens ...