For those who enjoy such things, Eric Kiefer has garnered New Jersey Press Association Awards for Responsible Journalism, Fresh Approach to Routine Reporting, Investigative Reporting, Education Writing and Business Writing, as well as a New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists Award for Enterprise Reporting.
It’s just too bad that they don’t give awards for being an asshole. Check out some of his work below.
“Verizon Strike Update 2016” – Multi-part breaking news series covering one of the largest worker strikes in modern American history – Patch.com – CLICK HERE TO READ
“Scientist Challenges Monsanto: $10M If You Can Prove Me Wrong” – First coverage of a NJ scientist’s unique challenge – Patch.com – CLICK HERE TO READ
“PILOTing Through the Years” – Investigative reporting on the history of a town’s payment in lieu of taxes agreements – The Montclair Times-CLICK HERE TO READ
“Farewell to pet friends…” – Euthanasia options for local pet owners, with first-person narrative – The Montclair Times – CLICK HERE TO READ
“Should menstrual cramps qualify for medical marijuana in NJ?” – Legislative coverage in New Jersey – Patch.com – CLICK HERE TO READ
“Lien on Me” – Innovative, first-person coverage of a municipal tax sale – The Montclair Times – CLICK HERE TO READ
“Saluting the open mic crowd” – Feature column about the open mic scene – The Montclair Times – CLICK HERE TO READ