Editor: Amy Roe
Amy has worked as a web editor at KOMO News and as a reporter at the Seattle Times. She has received first place awards from the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association for news writing and agricultural reporting, and a first place award from the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) for reporting on Religion and Values.
Assistant Editor: Rosette Royale
In addition to the four spj first place regional awards that Real Change Associate Editor Rosette Royale has received, he also earned the 2008 national spj Sigma Delta Chi award for his epic "Man Standing on the Bridge." This story of system failure started from a police blotter about an Aurora Bridge jumper and became a three-part in-depth series based upon numerous interviews and research into more than 600 pages of documents obtained from the Department of Corrections.
Reporter: Aaron Burkhalter
Aaron Burkhalter is our staff reporter and comes to us from the Skagit Valley Herald where he was a daily reporter for more than three years. He has received a first place SPJ award for environmental coverage and first place in lifestyle reporting from the Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association.
Graphic Artist: Jon Williams
Jon Williams brings more than 25 years of design, layout, art and photography experience to Real Change. He has worked for several newspapers including The Kitsap Sun, The Rocky Mountain News and The Sacramento Bee. While at The Bee he won several front-page design awards from the California Newspaper Publisher's Association, the Sacramento Bee Publisher's Award for innovative design. Jon has also been inducted into the Scripps Corporation's Journalism Hall of Fame for his outstanding newspaper design work at The Kitsap Sun.