You've probably noticed the new name and face atop Medford Patch for the last few days or so. That new name and face is mine, Jake O'Donnell, and I'm pleased to introduce myself to you as the new local editor of Medford Patch.
I come to you after spending 18 months as the local editor of the Patch site in Salem, N.H. After living my entire life in the Granite State, I recently decided to get closer to Boston and Medford presented that opportunity.
I'm extremely proud of the site I built in Salem and am eager to get started in Medford. Previous Medford editor Jarret Bencks is a longtime friend of mine and I know I have big shoes to fill.
I promise to continue the high degree of coverage of this city that you've come to expect from Patch. I ask for your help as I get to know Medford. If you hear of news or some bit of information you'd like me to pass along, or you just want to say hello, I can be reached at 603-854-4414 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don't hesitate to say hello if you see me out in Medford!