In the news business, every day has the potential to blow up with huge breaking story.
Last Wednesday was one of those days.
[Just to fill you in on a little background information… For the past two years, federal investigators have been building a bribery case against Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora, a top government official in the county. On Wednesday, FBI agents arrested him and seven other officials, culminating the biggest government corruption probe in the area.]
This is one of the biggest stories of the year in Cleveland, and our newsroom had an “all-hands-on-deck” approach to our constant coverage, which was a great blend of new-age journalism and traditional reporting and storytelling skills.