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Jenny Hamel

Jenny Hamel

Education Reporter/Producer

Jenny is a long-time reporter and host for public radio and television. She’s covered everything from education to politics, social issues to the environment, entertainment to tech.

She's currently an education reporter with Ideastream Public Media and calls the eastside of Cleveland home!

Prior to that, she spent six years working as a reporter and producer at KCRW, the NPR affiliate in Los Angeles.

Before jumping into the public radio world, she worked in San Diego as a television anchor and reporter at XETV and KSWB.

Jenny is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles where she received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science. She was an award-winning member of the UCLA Debate team.

Jenny has been recognized by the Cleveland Press Club, the Los Angeles Press Club, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists, among others.