Investigator, Data Coordinator
Jared Rutecki is an investigator and data coordinator with the BGA. He manages the BGA databases, and creates stories on state and local government matters, including topics such as pensions, payroll and crime. He also conducts analysis for other investigators at the BGA.
As a web producer at The Columbus Dispatch for nine years, he produced video, wrote stories and developed applications for a variety of sites with an emphasis on breaking news. He began his career as a web producer at ThisWeek News, managing content for 24 community newspapers.
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.