Investigative Reporter, Data Coordinator
Jared Rutecki manages the BGA databases, and creates stories on state and local government matters, including pensions, payroll and public safety. He has sent more than 1,500 public-records requests a year on average since 2016.
Jared was an Annenberg National Health Fellow at the University of Southern California in 2021. He has won local and national reporting honors including the Sigma Delta Chi and Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment awards. He previously worked at the Columbus Dispatch and ThisWeek News in Ohio.
He received his B.A. in journalism from Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio and his M.S. in journalism with an emphasis in new media from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.