Press Club of Long Island 2010 Media Award Winner — Best News Blog

About

Jason MolinetEMAIL ME AT: jmolinet@yahoo.com

Jason Molinet is a digital news editor whose recent stops include Vandewater Media and the New York Daily News. He has vast writing, editing and multimedia experience, most notably from an 11-year career as a reporter at Newsday, and a three-year stint as Long Island regional editor for Patch.com. A Cuban-American from Miami, Molinet brings journalistic values, along with a strong entrepreneurial vision, to his role as teacher, editor, manager and reporter.

Molinet invests a great deal of creativity, drive and a sense of entrepreneurship to any project. With a BA degree in History and a reporter’s curiosity, he dives into topics with a passion to get at their core. Molinet has a keen interest in business and learned from his own experience running a startup, Early Edition Media, Inc. He follows current trends and cultural phenomenon. And like any journalist, Molinet absorbs current events with sponge-like dexterity.

Skills include:

• Developed and overseen several web sites while running EEM, from HTML to graphic design and SEO, interacting with and developing a target community along the way. It begins with the back end CMS and extends all the way through the social networking ladder.

• Managed a large staff of freelance and staff writers, photographers and programmers to help launch and maintain robust media-based web sites at Patch and EEM.

• In his previous life as a reporter at Newsday, Molinet was among the first reporters to blog, shoot video, podcast and appear in webcasts. He has also done TV and radio, along with filing daily stories on tight deadline. In fact, Molinet won an interactive award in 2007, his final year at the paper.

Contact Jason Molinet any time with questions or to talk about networking opportunities.