We’ve had a few beat changes among the reporters here in the newsroom in the past few months.
Here’s a rundown of who is covering what:
Matt Chittum is covering Salem, including its government, courts, police, neighborhoods and businesses. Matt’s number is 981-3331
Courtney Cutright has added coverage of the Salem school system to her beat covering K-12 education in Roanoke and Roanoke County. Here number is 981-3345. Follow her @courtcut on Twitter.
Mike Gangloff is covering Montgomery County out of our New River Bureau in Christiansburg. Mike’s phone number is 381-1669
Laurence Hammack is covering federal courts and agencies while also continuing to write enterprise and investigative stories. Laurence’s phone number remains 981-3239.
Neil Harvey is covering state courts, primarily in the city of Roanoke. Neil’s number is 981-3376.
Cody Lowe is covering economic development, manufacturing and utilities as a member of our business reporting team. His number is 981-3425.
Katelyn Polantz is covering Roanoke County neighborhoods, government and courts. Her phone number is 981-3227. On Twitter: @kpolantz
Jorge Valencia is our primary dayside police reporter. His number is 981-3334. On Twitter: @jorgeavalencia
Sheila Ellis is our primary nightside police reporter. Her number is 981-3234. On Twitter: @sheilamae