Kyle Campbell

East Quogue, NY USA

Professional Experience

I'm a passionate reporter with the ability to cultivate unique story ideas and put in the work to execute them. I've investigated excessive government spending, written crime features and crafted in-depth profiles, often juggling multiple projects at once while working under tight deadlines.


5 Years
2 Years
5 Years


4 Years
3 Years
2 Years


Newspaper - Local/Regional
1 Year
Newspaper - Community
2 Years
Online/new media
5 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

5 Years

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

McGraw-Hill Education (1-2)

Other Work History

Southampton Press (Southampton, N.Y.) June 2013 to present: Staff writer and photographer, I write features and cover topics such as: crime; town, county and Congressional campaigns; education; government; and land use. Capital News Service (Lansing, Mich.) Jan. to May 2013: State capital correspondent, I pitched and wrote stories on various public policy and governmental affairs issues including the state prison system, health care and fracking. Hearst Newspapers (Washington, D.C.) Sept. to Dec. 2012: Contributed to political blog, covering Texas and New York politics. Also wrote stories for the Hearst wire service, focusing on campaigns and campaign financing. MLive Media Group (Saginaw, Mich.) May. to Aug. 2012: Coverage included community events, business, local elections and breaking news. The State News (East Lansing, Mich.) Aug. 2010 to May 2013: Covered university affairs, localized state and national politics, worked the cops and courts beat and wrote various features.

Technical Skills

Photography, video, video editing, Avid, Final Cut, iMovie, photo editing, Photoshop, writing, editing, interviewing, proficient in AP style.

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, Google Docs, Google Spreadsheets, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InCopy, Apple iOS, Apple OS X, Microsoft Windows, WordPress, WoodWing Content Station.


Canon Rebel T3i DSLR, Apple MacBook Pro, Adobe InDesign CS5.5, Adobe Photoshop CS5.5, Adobe Illustrator CS5.5, iMovie, iPhone 5.


Omar Sofradzjia Advisor, The State News 517 432-3009 David McCumber Washington Bureau Chief, Hearst 202 263-6521 Gary Martin Editor, San Antonio Express News 210 250-3328


2013-14 New York State Press Association Rookie of the Year, third place. 2013-14 New York State Press Association Spot News Coverage, honorable mention. 2013 Michigan State University Milliman Scholarship recipient. 2011 National Story of the Year, second place feature category, Associate Collegiate Press — "The Hard Road Home," April 14, 2011. 2011-12 Story of the Year finalist for deadline news, The State News Alumni Association — "Hundreds Gather to Speak Out Against String of Racist On-Campus Incidents," Oct. 4, 2011. 2011-12 Story of the Year finalist for feature story, The State News Alumni Association — "Seeking Refuge," Sept. 30, 2011. 2010-11 Story of the Year finalist for opinion writing, The State News Alumni Association — "Without Detroit, Michigan will Fail," Nov. 11, 2011.


New York Press Association



A preview of the election for New York's 1st Congressional District between incumbent Tim Bishop and challenger Lee Zeldin. The result of months of following the respective campaigns, this article concluded that the race was closer than most pundits realized.
A crime feature on a woman's attempt to steal the rights to an eccentric elderly man's valuable land portfolio. The story explores how the two came to meet and how the plan unfold and, eventually, unraveled.
An investigation into the rapidly increasing salary of a local fire district treasurer who happens to be married to the district's top commissioner. Despite limited cooperation from the department, this story thoroughly explains the treasurer's abnormal pay rate.
A comprehensive breakdown of salaries and benefits for elected officials throughout the South Fork of Long Island. Salaries ranged from unpaid to $80,000 annually.
A feature profile on a young girl with a rare genetic disorder, focusing on how she and her family deals with their unique circumstances. I documented her life through photos and anecdotes collected by spending time with her and her family multiple times over the course of a month.
With the help of his wife, a man tracked down his biological family nearly 50 years after he was put up for adoption. The man has since formed a relationship with his biological parents and the two siblings he never knew he had.