Hold Republic Reporter's Feet To The Fire
Bartlett Bunker 9-16-14
In the general election, please pay attention to the AZ Republic reporters and hold their feet to the fire. Please email, call or contact them if you see any dishonest reporting, exaggerations or incorrect statements.
If you subscribe to the paper you can make comments on their blog site at AZ Central. http://www.azcentral.com/local/
We should all be sending letters to the editor to promote Republican issues and candidates. Click here to send a letter. http://www.azcentral.com/opinions/sendaletter/index.php
Attached is the contact information for papers throughout the state. Just sign up and send a letter to the editor.
The Democrats are using social media to their advantage. Time for us to match their effort.
Let's hold the media accountable and be their watchdog !!
The Arizona Republic Reporter Contact Information
Mark Olalde (Intern Reporter for Gilbert)
Government and Politics
Name: Dan Nowicki
Position: National Political Reporter
About: Dan has been with The Arizona Republic since 2002, and covered politics extensively. Recent stories include an in-depth look at GOP Senate candidate's Wil Cardon's hiring record and a possible reduction in pension benefits and other perks for members of Congress.
Desk phone: (602) 444-8275
Twitter handle: dannowicki
Name: Rebekah L. Sanders
Position: Congressional Reporter
About: Rebekah has been with The Arizona Republic for five years, covering congressional elections, two West Valley cities, the Phoenix Coyotes bankruptcy and Luke Air Force Base. Past work includes investigating Glendale's staggering sports debt, a city executive working from Mississippi and a councilman with a troubled police past.
Desk phone: (602) 444-8096
Twitter handle: rebekahlsanders
Name: Michelle Ye Hee Lee
Position: Maricopa County Government and Politics Reporter
About: Michelle has worked at the Arizona Republic since June 2010. Among recent stories on her beat, she has covered ethical controversies at the county and revealed backlogs in the county's restaurant inspections.
Desk phone: (602) 444-8290
Twitter handle: myhlee
Name: Lindsey Collom
Position: Pinal County politics and government reporter
About: Lindsey has been at The Republic for 12 years, with most of that time spent covering police departments and public safety issues. Her latest watchdog work includes investigations into the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.
Desk phone: (602) 444-4803
Twitter handle: LindseyCollom
Name: Yvonne Wingett Sanchez
Position: Governor's Office/State Politics Reporter
About: Yvonne has worked at The Arizona Republic for a decade, covering Maricopa County, Latino Affairs and Phoenix neighborhoods. Her investigative and watchdog work includes stories about a federal investigation into Gov. Jan Brewer, a federal and state investigation into Attorney General Tom Horne, the federal abuse-of-power investigation into Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and others, as well as the years-long political and legal battles in county government.
Desk phone: (602) 444-4712
Twitter handle: yvonnewingett
Name: Mary K. Reinhart
Position: Reporter, state agencies
About: Mary K. joined the Republic's Capitol team in 2010, covering state agencies, including Medicaid, child welfare and legislative issues. Watchdog projects include the yearlong Saving Arizona's Children and a series on program cuts for the seriously mentally ill.
Desk phone: (602) 444-8603
Twitter handle: MaryKReinhart
Name: Alia Beard Rau
Position: Interim state politics editor
About: Alia has worked at The Arizona Republic for 10 years, covering and editing local and state politics. Previous investigative and watchdog projects including covering the passage and implementation of Senate Bill 1070, gun legislation and abortion restrictions.
Desk phone: (602) 444-4947
Twitter handle: AliaRau
Name: Mary Jo Pitzl
Position: Legislative and politics reporter
About: Mary Jo has worked as a reporter at The Arizona Republic since 1980. She has covered numerous beats, from Scottsdale police to universities, Gov. Fife Symington to the environment. Previous watchdog projects have included continuing coverage of the state's budget crisis of 2008-2011, a critical look at new arsenic standards and an examination of the loopholes and exemptions that riddle Arizona's tax code.
Desk phone: (602) 444-8963
Twitter handle: maryjpitzl
12 News Politics
Name: Brahm Resnik
Position: 12 News politics reporter and moderator, "12 News Sunday Square Off."
About: Brahm covers city, state and national politics for 12 News. His reporting has taken him to the U.S. Supreme Court, to cover the SB 1070 case, and across the country, to follow Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign. Brahm worked for newspapers for more than 15 years, leading award-winning business-news sections.
Desk phone: (602) 444-1365
Twitter handle: brahmresnik
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